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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Rather, the task has to do with how much must the church be converted to
become relevant in a hurting world. This is the lesson learned by that first
Christian community, which was forced to convert away from its prejudices in
order to reach ...
They could become Christians without first having to become Jews. Nevertheless
, the circumcision controversy, in another form, still exists today. The debate no
longer centers on cutting off one's foreskin. Instead, what Hispanics are often ...
The congregation becomes, in effect, a family in order to provide support, stability
, and hope in the lives of those who must confront the trials and tribulations of a
society hostile to the Hispanic presence. When Latinas/os gather for church, ...
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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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