By Dr. Henry D. Covert
In this new edition, Ministry to the Incarcerated, Dr. Covert uses his experiences as both police officer and retired state prison chaplain to examine the problems of people who are incarcerated, specifically the stressors which are obstacles to a prisoners personal and spiritual development. In his analysis he provides both secular and biblical themes that promote penal reform and offender rehabilitation.
In addition, Ministry to the Incarcerated provides instructional outlines for staff and volunteers, as well as Dr. Coverts experience being the chaplain for Pennsylvanias first execution in 33 years.
The book has received endorsements from the American Correctional Association, Journal of Pastoral Care, Prison Fellowship International, Yokefellows International, Coalition of Prison Evangelists and the American Chaplaincy Training School at Taylor University. It has also been endorsed by numerous volunteer groups, prison administrators, the academic community and religious groups.
Ministry for the Incarcerated is for everyone who has an interest in law enforcement, the penal system, and rehabilitation and ministry in the prison system.
198 pages. 9 x 6 pages. 2014.