Godskonsepte tydens pastorale gesprekvoering

Authors

  • F. J. van Jaarsveld University of the Free State
  • J. Janse van Rensburg University of the Free State

Keywords:

Pastoraat, Godskonsepte, Teologiese antropologie, Pastoral counselling, Concepts of God, Theological anthropology

Abstract

There are indications that people’s concepts of God are not adequately considered in existing models for pastoral counselling. These refer to differences among people’s concepts of God as result of their stages of life, personal constructs, and the restructering of inappropriate concepts of God. Research in this regard comprises an evaluation of relevant literature and an empirical investigation. In the literature study a theological anthropology is critically analised, a number of pastoral models evaluated, a theological basic theory formulated and a theory in practice compiled. Evaluation of the empirical research reveals important differences in concepts of God among three groups of individuals in different stages of the adult life cycle, as well as some influence of the individual’s personal construct system. These observations result in the postulation of a supplementary model for pastoral counselling.

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Published

2002-12-12

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