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by Edwin H. Friedman

Author: Edwin H. Friedman
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: The Guilford Press; 1 edition (July 19, 1985)
Pages: 319 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.1
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Generation to Generation book. Edwin H. Friedman shows how the same understanding of family process that can aid clergy in their pastoral role also has important ramifications for negotiating congregational dynamics and functioning as an effective leader. Clergy from diverse denominat This acclaimed, influential work applies the concepts of systemic family therapy to the emotional life of congregations.

Edwin H. Friedman, until his death in 1996, worked for more than 35 years in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, and was i. .

-James L. Griffith, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The George Washington University. While we may see the individual in front of us, Friedman widens our vision so we may see the larger context of the individual at home and in the congregation. Friedman, until his death in 1996, worked for more than 35 years in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, and was in great demand as a consultant and public speaker throughout the country. Friedman shows how the same understanding of family process . A feature throughout the book is the heavy use of story and narrative to make a point. It is widely used as a text in courses on family systems and pastoral care.

Building on his work, Generation to Generation, Friedman's family and friends published A Failure of Nerve . Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue (New York: Guilford Press, 1985).

Building on his work, Generation to Generation, Friedman's family and friends published A Failure of Nerve-leadership in the age of the quick fix finishing Friedman's work on his understanding of leaders as or well-differentiated. Friedman illustrates good self-differentiated leadership to that present in the great Renaissance explorers, where leaders had: the capacity to separate oneself from surrounding emotional processes. the capacity to obtain clarity about one’s principles and vision.

Friedman's book is a great compliment to any text on family systems theory/therapy and for those studying organizational leadership. Griffith, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The George Washington University "Generation to Generation provides a needed corrective to the general tendency in ministry to focus on the individual. Friedman's book is a great compliment to any text on family systems theory/therapy and for those studying organizational leadership. It is widely used as a text in courses on pastoral care, leadership, and family systems

Edwin H. It is widely used as a text in courses on pastoral care, leadership, and family systems.

book by Edwin H. Friedman. At first reading, the concepts that Friedman presents may seem contrived and counter-intuitive. However, after being in a leadership role in my church for some time now, this book is an absolute life saver. Leadership by self-definition is the most difficult, but the only honest and edifying way to leadership. Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue. By Edwin H.

This acclaimed, influential work applies the concepts of systemic family therapy to the emotional life of congregations. Edwin H. Friedman shows how the same understanding of family process that can aid clergy in their pastoral role also has important ramifications for negotiating congregational dynamics and functioning as an effective leader. Clergy from diverse denominations, as well as family therapists and counselors, have found that this book directly addresses the dilemmas and crises they encounter daily. It is widely used as a text in courses on pastoral care, leadership, and family systems.