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Joseph P. Dulany

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Lieutenant Colonel Joseph P. Dulany, USA (ret.) grew “up in a small Oklahoma town and after receiving his education entered active military service during the Vietnam conflict.  He was awarded the Doctor of Ministry Degree by Lancaster Theological Seminary in 1983. He served in a variety of assignments before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He lives in coastal Delaware. Lieutenant Colonel Joseph P. Dulany is the author of The Burial of the Outlaw Emmitt Dalton and Other Stories My Father Told Me; Once a Soldier: A Chaplain's Story; and, We Can Minister with Dying Persons.

According to the book description of The Burial of the Outlaw Emmitt Dalton and Other Stories My Father Told Me, “this book presents a nostalgic journey to selected scenes associated with the author’s paternal roots as well as recollections of his own childhood. A collection of humorous and spellbinding stories is intertwined with background material about a small Oklahoma town of the 1930’s and 40’s and a glimpse of the small Illinois town where the Dulanys settled and raised their families after leaving Tennessee in the aftermath of the Civil War. An entertaining read for individuals of all ages, for many this book will revive memories of pre-television small town life. A collection of relevant photographs and maps supplements the text.

The lead story tells of the participation of the author’s father in the mid 1930’s burial of the last survivor of the Dalton Outlaw Gang. The gang was decimated in a shootout during a failed bank robbery in Coffeyville, Kansas in 1892. Emmitt Dalton died in California years later and his cremated remains were returned to his family’s home area for burial. The burial site of the early day outlaw remained unknown for many years.”

 

According to the book description of We Can Minister with Dying Persons, it “is a how to help those facing death to work through the tasks of dying using relaxation and meditation. The book also discusses preparation for care giving and Dying and Death in the Bible. A process of doing ministry with the dying is also provided along with multiple directed meditations and a case study.”


Once a Soldier: A Chaplain's Story
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We Can Minister with Dying Persons
Joseph P Dulany  More Info

The Burial of the Outlaw Emmitt Dalton and Other Stories My Father Told Me
Joseph P. Dulany  More Info

According to the book description of Once a Soldier: A Chaplain's Story, “The author, a retired military chaplain, provides an account of his thirty year relationship with the U.S. military. He recalls and shares many dramatic and poignant incidents that occurred during two tours in Vietnam with combat units, a drug testing incident in German during which he was nearly court-martialed and discharged from the service, and many other experiences during his long years of service. The book provides an honest appraisal of his service as a chaplain during a controversial period in American history.”

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