Islamic Perspective: Images of Pastoral Care

Islamic Perspective: Images of Pastoral Care

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Instructions: This reflection paper includes four (4) parts, 4 FULL pages each. Please read instructions carefully, as this writing requires some imagination and
understanding of the readings provided. Be mindful that much of the material is write from a Christian theological perspective. You will need to take notice of
similarities and differences, although there is no need to compare. You should simply write from a Muslim caregiver’s perspective.

Reading Reflection Part 1 on Dykstra (4pages)

Choose one image from Part One: Classical. Choose an image that you resonate with, sharing the points of connection and areas of disconnect. Think critically about the
authors’ views, offer any critique from your spiritual/theological perspective, and discuss how the reading deepens your understanding of spiritual care. Consider the
following questions as you reflect upon the spiritual care images:

1. What specifically does each image add to your understanding of the role of a spiritual care provider?

2. How is this image like how you might yourself becoming as a spiritual care provider? How is this image not like who you see yourself becoming as a spiritual care
provider?

3. What might you use from each image as a guide to develop into the kind of spiritual care provider you would want to become?

Instructions

Reading Reflection Part 2 on Dykstra (4 pages)

Choose one image from Part Two: Paradoxical. Choose an image that you resonate with, sharing the points of connection and areas of disconnect. Think critically about
the authors’ views, offer any critique from your spiritual/theological perspective, and discuss how the reading deepens your understanding of spiritual care. Consider
the following questions as you reflect upon the spiritual care images:

What specifically does each image add to your understanding of the role of a spiritual care provider?
How is this image like how you see might yourself becoming as a spiritual care provider? How is this image not like who you see yourself becoming as a spiritual care
provider?
What might you use from each image as a guide to develop into the kind of spiritual care provider you would want to become?
Instructions

Reading Reflection Part 3 on Dykstra (4 pages)

Choose one image from Part Three: Contemporary/Contextual Choose an image that you resonate with, sharing the points of connection and areas of disconnect. Think
critically about the authors’ views, offer any critique from your spiritual/theological perspective, and discuss how the reading deepens your understanding of
spiritual care. Consider the following questions as you reflect upon the spiritual care images:

What specifically does each image add to your understanding of the role of a spiritual care provider?

How is this image like how you might see yourself becoming as a spiritual care provider?
How is this image not like who you see yourself becoming as a spiritual care provider?
What might you use from each image as a guide to develop into the kind of spiritual care provider you would want to become?
Instructions

Reading Reflection Part 4 on Dykstra (4-5 pages)

Choose an image from any section of your choice, Part One – Part Three. Choose an image that you resonate with or disagree with, sharing the points of connection and
areas of disconnect. Think critically about the authors’ views, offer any critique from your spiritual/theological perspective, and discuss how the reading deepens
your understanding of spiritual care. Consider the following questions as you reflect upon the spiritual care images:

What specifically does each image add to your understanding of the role of a spiritual care provider?
How is this image like how you mightsee yourself becoming as a spiritual care provider? How is this image not like who you see yourself becoming as a spiritual care
provider?
What might you use from each image as a guide to develop into the kind of spiritual care provider you would want to become?