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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(September 2016, Vol. 70, No. 3)

[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive 6 hours of Continuing Education credit]

Spiritual Care in Palliative Care (Akinlolu)
1. The author defines "spirituality" as
a. church, prayers, sacraments, traditions, and sacred rites.
b. caring for God's flock.
c. the totality of the human person in relation to the Divine.
d. providing biblical counseling.

Christian Young Adult Humanitarian Workers (Wartenweiler)
2. Which of the following was NOT a catalyst of spiritual change for the participants?
a. exposure to other Christian faith traditions.
b. cross-cultural experiences.

c. the experience of suffering.

d. disillusionment with God.

3. What did it mean that the participants, after re-entry, now embraced the mystery of their faith?
a. They abandoned their evangelical faith for social justice.
b. They now humbly accepted that doubt, anger, and unanswered questions could exist alongside their faith.
c. They realized that a set of beliefs doesn't matter. It's how you treat people that really matters.
d. They concluded that one cannot really know if God is there or not.

4. What happened to the participants, socially, after re-entry?
a. They now placed greater value on right action over right belief.
b. All of them returned to their former churches.
c. They became more outspoken about their faith in God.
d. They were more discouraged about believing in God.

Liturgy for Last Days (Greeves)
5. Christie agreed to the difficult decision of helping her mother Connie face the end of her life by
a. withholding food and water.
b. taking morphine.
c. entering hospice.
d. getting a prescription from her doctor.

6. What prompted Paul to go back into parish ministry?
a. His life-long, trusted friends encouraged him to do so.
b. His former parishioners asked him to come back.
c. His four children said he had been such a good pastor.
d. He and his ex-wife asked each other's forgiveness for their divorce.

7. Which of the following did this article NOT teach?
a. A terminal illness provides an opportunity for the dying and the living to ask for forgiveness from each other.
b. There is a "best way" to prepare for the death of a loved one.
c. Psalms of lament can help caregivers express their true emotions.
d. It is helpful for a caregiver to express their willingness for a dying person to let go.


Expanded Police Chaplaincy Model (Grouse)
8. When chaplains believe that their presence communicates that "God is with,", they are invoking the Christian doctrine of
a. Redemption.
b. Forgiveness.
c. the Incarnation.
d. the Sovereignty of God.

9. Someone who is listening supportively to a distressed person does all of the following EXCEPT
a. helps identify wrong feelings.
b. expresses empathy.
c. makes eye contact.
d. leans toward the person.

10. The chaplains in this study said that their presence in crisis situations usually resulted in all of the following EXCEPT
a. the diffusing of tensions.
b. bringing a sense of normalcy.
c. providing peace, comfort, and security.
d. telling the distressed person what to do next.