Some Implications of Lonergan's View of Conversion for Pastoral Counseling

Document Type

Article - Merrimack Access Only

Publication Title

Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling

Publication Date

Winter 1986

Abstract/ Summary

Notes similarities between art and psychotherapy. Argues that Bernard Lonergan's understanding of intellectual, moral, and religious conversion provides a helpful framework for seeing the processes of pastoral counseling and offers as well a good illustration of how our theological notions can enrich the pastoral counselor's hermeneutic project.