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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Such experiences came in many forms, such as an artist working with the elderly
poor to realize their artistic talents, a man deeply engaging with a person with a
disability, or a woman crossing through the gates of a prison from her privileged ...
To wear the mantle of privilege is to march through life assuming that one's
values, beliefs, assumptions, and experiences are normative for everyone. It is to
be able to ignore and devalue the cultural traditions, values, literature, spirituality,
only way to reclaim one's future as a replication of the very stressors that made
the experiences offered by substance use so seductive in the first place. In their
experience, admitting powerlessness amounts to a surrender of a different kind ...
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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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