The art of ministering to the sick, by Richard C. Cabot, M.D., and Russell L. Dicks, B.D.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Cabot, Richard C. 1868-1939.
Other Authors: Dicks, Russell L. 1906-
Format: Book
Published: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1936.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Preparation
  • I. Why the Minister Should Visit the Sick
  • II. Special Advice on Work with the Sick
  • III. Institutional Problems
  • IV. What the Doctor Is Like
  • Part II. The Situation
  • V. Spiritual Backsliding
  • VI. Spiritual Backsliding (Continued)
  • VII. Pain
  • VIII. Evil
  • IX. "Vis Medicatrix Dei"
  • X. Points on Common Diseases
  • Part III. Primary Needs in the Minister's Art
  • XI. The Minister's Kit-Bag
  • XII. The Two Must Face a Third
  • XIII. Start with the Patient
  • Part IV. Methods
  • XIV. Listening
  • XV. Quietness
  • XVI. Prayer
  • XVII. Scripture
  • XVIII. Note-writing
  • XIX. Creative Assertion
  • XX. Rituals of the Sickroom
  • Part V. Critical Opportunities
  • XXI. Operation
  • XXII. The Dying
  • XXIII. The Bereaved.