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Pastoral Care

The Catechized Prodical by James P. Hering Of the numerous passages in the Scriptures which admonish the parent concerning the rearing of children, the Book of Proverbs contains some of the most pithy and memorable. Who cannot finish the folksy rendering of 13:24, “Spare the rod and…”? Such proverbs have endured in the collective consciousness of our society due, in part, to their candid, striking images. Winter 2017 Theology Matters, p.11