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

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This is a collection of 24 essays discussing the realities of racism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, ableism and classism prevalent within the church and society today. The book attempts to help pastoral caregivers find the knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively to oppressed and marginalised persons.
Paperback, 361 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Fortress Press
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Tyler
Apr 09, 2012 Tyler rated it liked it
It's hard to rate this book outside the context of the class in which it was read for. The book, in general, definitely has some informative chapters regarding specific groups of marginalization that are present around us but again I wouldn't find this book to be too terribly captivating (I hope that doesn't come across crassly considering the subject matter). I not only read this book for class, but we also wrote essays critiquing each chapter along with a class discussion involving our ...more
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A text for one of my courses at Brite in Spring 2016 - Ministry of Pastoral Care - From the publisher: "This is a collection of 24 essays discussing the realities of racism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, ableism and classism prevalent within the church and society today. The book attempts to help pastoral caregivers find the knowledge and skills needed to respond effectively to oppressed and marginalised persons."
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