Building King's Beloved Community: Foundations for Pastoral Care and Counseling with the Oppressed

Building King's Beloved Community: Foundations for Pastoral Care and Counseling with the Oppressed

by Donald M. Chinula
     
 

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How does oppression manifest itself in the structures and systems of society? What are the psychological and theological issues surrounding the phenomena of a tortured self-identity and diminished self-esteem? Through the study of King's life and witness, Building King's Beloved Community seeks to inspire and suggest a prophetic practice that will broaden and

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How does oppression manifest itself in the structures and systems of society? What are the psychological and theological issues surrounding the phenomena of a tortured self-identity and diminished self-esteem? Through the study of King's life and witness, Building King's Beloved Community seeks to inspire and suggest a prophetic practice that will broaden and inform the paradigm for pastoral caregiving in responding to the needs of oppressed people in any context—especially where Christianity is practiced.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608991433
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Donald M. Chinula is an associate professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Stillman College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He holds an MA and a PhD from the School of Theology at Claremont, an MDiv from the Interdenominational Theological Center, a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School, and an LLM from the Columbia University School of Law.

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