Injustice and the Care of Souls: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care

Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, Karen Brown Montagno
Fortress Press, 2009 - 361 pagina's
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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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Dr. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, an Episcopal priest, is a popular teacher, speaker and retreat leader on topics related to Christian spirituality, mysticism, social activism and interreligious encounter. A professor of practical theology at Claremont School of Theology, Claremont Lincoln University, and professor of Anglican studies at Bloy House, the Episcopal Theological School at Claremont, she is author of Hildegard of Bingen: Essential Writings and Chants of a Christian Mystic Annotated & Explained and Pilgrimage The Sacred Art: Journey to the Center of the Heart, among other books.

Karen B. Montagno is an Episcopal priest and Dean of Community Spiritual Formation at Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass.

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