Item description for Injustice and the Care of Souls: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care by Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook & Karen B. Montagno...
Overview Find insight and wisdom from more than 20 contributors to help in dealing with those who come to you with various forms of oppression in their lives. Oppression may come in the community because of ethnic background, race, addiction, disability, homelessness, or sexual orientation. Contributors include seminary professors and seasoned practitioners.
Publishers Description Pastoral care is often focused on individual problems, but much of what harms and impedes us stems from the larger social maladies at work in our lives. This unprecedented gathering of two dozen essays discusses the realities of racism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, ableism, and classism prevalent within the church and society in an effort to broaden and inform pastoral caregivers with the knowledge and the skills needed to respond effectively to oppressed and marginalized persons. The volumes also help pastors to reflect on the ways their own social location has an impact on their ministries and to gain familiarity with resources available to support pastoral caregivers in a variety of contexts.
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Studio: Fortress Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.77" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2009
Publisher Fortress Press
ISBN 0800662350 ISBN13 9780800662356
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More About Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook & Karen B. Montagno
Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook is associate professor of pastoral theology at the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An Episcopal priest, she has served congregations in Massachusetts and New York, has served as a trainer, consultant, workshop leader, and lecturer on racial justice and anti-racism, and is currently the chair of the Anti-Racism Committee of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church.
Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California.