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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As Park points out, "In this so-called melting-pot society, Asian Americans have
been unwelcome and 'unmeltable.' This enduring rejection by society is han for
Asian Americans" (Park 2003, 42). As a survival technique, North American
... and other social dilemmas of our modern society. As the hospital was a
microcosm reflecting the problems of our society, the Engaged Buddhist
practitioners would find themselves immediately interacting with some of their
society's toughest ...
It furnishes a compelling vision of a society rid of social leprosy, a society that
creates and promotes an environment in which individual personalities can best
prosper. The root metaphors of peace, justice, and love furnish the essential ...
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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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