Joretta Marshall Bibliography

Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Counseling, Brite Divinity School



Marshall, Joretta L. How Can I Forgive? : A Study in Forgiveness. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2005.

———. Counseling Lesbian Partners. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1997.


Edited or translated books

Marshall, Joretta L., and Duane R. Bidwell, eds. The Formation of Pastoral Counselors : Challenges and Opportunities. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Pastoral Press, 2006.

Marshall, Joretta L., and Marie M. Fortune, eds. Forgiveness and Abuse: Jewish and Christian Reflections. New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, 2002.


Articles and essays

Marshall, Joretta L. “Pro-Active Intercultural Pastoral Care and Counseling with Lesbian Women and Gay Men.” Pastoral Psychology 59/4 (2010): 423-432.

———. “Differences, Dialogues, and Discourses: From Sexuality to Queer Theory in Learning and Teaching.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 19/2 (2009): 29-47.

———. “Formative Practices: Intent, Structure, and Content.” Reflective Practice: Formation and Supervision in Ministry 29 (2009): 56-73.

Marshall, Joretta L., with Karla Cooper. “Where Race, Gender, and Orientation Intersect.” In Women Out of Order: Risking Change and Creating Care in a Multi-Cultural World, edited byJeanne Stevenson Moessner and Teresa Snorton, 115-27. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2009.

Marshall, Joretta L.“What Difference Does It Make?” Teaching Theology and Religion 10/3 (July 2007): 158-160.

———. “Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and Pastoral Formation.” In The Formation of Pastoral Counselors: Challenges and Opportunities, edited by Duane Bidwell and Joretta Marshall, 113-24. Haworth Press, 2006.

———. Expanded review of Created by God: Pastoral Care for All God’s People, by Peggy Way. In Journal of Pastoral Theology 15/2 (2005): 89-96.

———. “Learning and Teaching in Communities: Lessons for Faculty Development.” Teaching Theology and Religion 8/1 (January 2005): 29-34.

———. “Methods in Pastoral Theology, Care, and Counseling.” In Pastoral Care and Counseling: Redefining the Paradigms, edited by Nancy J. Ramsay, 133-154. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2004.

———. “When Listening is Not Enough: Pastoral Theology and Care in Turbulent Times.” In Strike Terror No More: Theology, Ethics, and the New War, edited by Jon Berquist, 164-171. St Louis: Chalice Press, 2002.

———.  “Pastoral Care and the Formation of Sexual Identity: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered.” American Journal of Pastoral Counseling 3, no. 3 (2001): 101-112.

———. “Healing Communities of Faith.” Open Hands: Journal of the Reconciling Congregation Program 16/2 (Fall 2000): 6-10.

———. “Doctoral Education in Pastoral Theology, Care and Counseling.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 10 (2000): 47-57.

———. “A Process Toward Wholeness: Confession, Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Justice.” In Living the Sacred Trust: Clergy Sexual Ethics, edited by Arthur Gafke and Lynn Scott, 39-44. Nashville: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, 2000.

———. “Ecclesial Disobedience as a Spiritual Discipline.” In The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality, edited by Tex Sample and Amy E. DeLong, 160-169. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2000.

———. “Forgiving Churches : Avenues of Hope for Rural Communities.” Word & World 20, no. 2 (2000): 188-192.

Marshall, Joretta L., Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore, and Edward P. Wimberly. “Teaching Pastoral Theology: The Implications of Postmodernity for Graduate Programs.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 10 (2000): 47-63.

Marshall, Joretta L. “Communal Dimensions of Forgiveness: Learning from the Life and Death of Matthew Shepard.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 9 (1999): 49-61.

Marshall, Joretta L., and J. Philip Wogaman. “A Couple's Joint Suicide.” In How Shall We Die: Helping Christians Debate Assisted Suicide, edited by Sally B. Geis and Donald E. Messer, 127-148. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1997.

Marshall, Joretta L. “Men and Women at Work : Fostering Collegial Relationships.” In The Care of Men, edited by Christie Cozad Neuger and James N. Poling, 184-202. Nashville: Abingdon, 1997.

———. “Pedagogy and Pastoral Theology in Dialogue with Lesbian/Bisexual/Gay Concerns.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 6 (1996): 55-69.

———. “Sexual Identity and Pastoral Concerns : Caring with Women Who are Developing Lesbian Identities.” In Through the Eyes of Women: Insights for Pastoral Care, edited by Jeanne Stevenson Moessner, 143-166. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1996.

———. “Covenants and Partnerships : Pastoral Counseling with Women in Lesbian Relationships.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 5 (1995): 81-93.

———. “Pastoral Care with Congregations in Social Stress.” In Pastoral Care and Social Conflict, edited by Pamela D. Couture and Rodney J. Hunter, 167-79. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.

———. “Pastoral Theology and Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Experiences.” Journal of Pastoral Theology 4 (1994): 73-79.

———. “Toward the Development of a Pastoral Soul : Reflections on Identity and Theological Education.” Pastoral Psychology 43 (1994): 11-28.

———. Neofreudian Personality Theories and Pastoral Care. In Dictionary of Pastoral Care and Counseling, edited by Rod Hunter, 779-780. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990.


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