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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Question. of. Powerlessness. Joel. Glenn. Wixson. In an effort to move the
question of addiction out of the moral realm, the originators of Alcoholics
Anonymous (AA) worked to have addiction considered a disease. Consistent with
what has ...
It further reflects the conclusion that success can only be achieved if the alcoholic
admits that he or she has the disease and, more importantly, accepts his or her
powerlessness over its effects. This is reflected in the First Step of the process.
Although the context of the powerlessness invitation set out in the First Step is
intended to free the person from the turmoil of repeated attempts to control one's
drinking, for Betty, and many others, it is experienced as yet another loss of
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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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