Injustice and the Care of Souls: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care
Pastoral care is often focused on individual problems, but much ofwhat harms and impedes us stems from the larger social maladies atwork in our lives. This unprecedented gathering of two dozen essaysdiscusses the realities of racism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism,ableism, and classism prevalent within the church and society in aneffort to broaden and inform pastoral caregivers with the knowledgeand the skills needed to respond effectively to oppressed andmarginalized persons. The volumes also help pastors to reflect on theways their own social location has an impact on their ministries andto gain familiarity with resources available to support pastoralcaregivers in a variety of contexts.
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we might act God-like. What then does it mean to act God-like? To approach an
understanding of this directive let us look closely at how God is depicted
intervening in the lives of some biblical personalities. Let us begin with what I
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The despair, guilt, and suffering experienced by people living with HIV/AIDS
needs to be addressed with a message of hope, the hope of the resurrection,
always remembering that God's message of unconditional love and forgiveness
is for ...
The goal of reclamation is the healing of the diminished self-esteem and the
fractured self-concept of the self, both direct results of systemic oppression.
Central to this healing, for Chinula, is the revelation that we are all created in
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Those who seek to recover from oppression or care for those who are unable to, can turn to this collection of fact-based calls. They call for action. Blaine-Wallace piece on "Lamentation as Justice ... Volledige review lezen
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