Intercultural and Interreligious Pastoral Caregiving
The SIPCC 1995-2015: 20 Years of International Practice and Reflection
Worldwide, in theory formation and the practice of pastoral caregiving, intercultural and interreligious aspects receive a growing attention. Since its formation in 1995, the "Society of Intercultural Pastoral Care and Counselling" (SIPCC) has been at the forefront of this development, providing initiative and space for learning and reflection. The essays collected in this publication are a result of this work. Written both by practitioners and by specialists, they reflect challenges and open perspectives for an inclusive ethics of caregiving in the 21st century.
Karl H. Federschmidt:
Karl H. Federschmidt, Dr. theol., editor of the series "Intercultural Pastoral Care and Counselling" since 1996. He served as hospital chaplain, parish minister, and lecturer for Ecumenical Theology and Religious Studies at Kirchliche Hochschule (Protestant University) and at the University of Wuppertal, Germany. Currently he teaches religious education at a vocational school in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Daniel J. Louw:
Daniël J. Louw, Ph.D., Professor at University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and Dean of the faculty of theology (2001-2005). President of the International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT) (2003–2005), currently President of the International Council for Pastoral Care and Counselling (ICPPC).