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chaplain

Hospital care A member of the clergy who provides for the spiritual needs of Pts and families. See Prayer.
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If anything, the relationship of Jewish military chaplains to their Christian counterparts mirrored the development of American interfaith relations.
There is a sweat lodge and military chaplains work with a Mi'Kmaq elder to provide spiritual care to those who follow a traditional spiritual path.
"They look after troops, they deal with the wounded, they go out on the convoys, they perform services," he says, adding that in overseas deployments such as Afghanistan, communion could take place "out on a picnic table at a forward operating base." Military chaplains or padres also carry out important duties on the home front, caring for the families of military personnel, and helping them cope with the strain of long separations, injury and death.
Cushing told DeAngelo his life story and his dream of being a military chaplain. "I'm glad to hear your story, Bob, but with heroes like Gandhi, Francis of Assisi, Dietrich Bonhoffer, Martin Luther King, I think that you really ought to check into the Pax Christi thing," Cushing said the.
He served as a parish pastor and a military chaplain. While he makes clear that he is committed to the close communion and Biblicism of his denomination, nonetheless he worked with many denominations in the struggle for racial justice and shows how evangelical ministry triumphed over denominational legalism (my wording) while a military chaplain during the Vietnam War.
He was simply being a military chaplain. It was others who took his words and turned them into a best-selling pop song.
Because Notre Dame has been a military chaplain factory of sorts in the twentieth century, we have additional interest in this volume.
She will now leave her family behind for her first posting as military chaplain to the Royal Logistics Corps in Germany.
A Muslim military chaplain at the base, which holds suspected al Qaida and Taliban figures, was also arrested last month as part of the security inquiry.
I have it, as long as they agree to get baptized." Llano's resume includes a stint at a military chaplain through the SBC's North American Mission Board.
Having served as a military chaplain for 20 years, Steege appeals to the religious convictions of his audiences' more conservative members by observing that God made humans as sexual beings.
In a speech to the Marines, Keith Shuley, a military chaplain who was involved in relief activities at the site of the World Trade Center in New York, told them not to forget how much the U.S.

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