Moving from Shame to Self-Worth: Preaching and Pastoral Care

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This inspiring and practical book has three parts. Part 1 explores how Jesus came to grips with the shame and humiliation he faced in his own life and how we can imitate his manner of handling shame. Part 2 focuses on how Jesus dealt with the shame that others brought to him and the implications this has for how we can overcome shame by internalizing and reenacting Jesus' stories in our lives. Part 3
explores the parables of Jesus and their ...
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Overview

This inspiring and practical book has three parts. Part 1 explores how Jesus came to grips with the shame and humiliation he faced in his own life and how we can imitate his manner of handling shame. Part 2 focuses on how Jesus dealt with the shame that others brought to him and the implications this has for how we can overcome shame by internalizing and reenacting Jesus' stories in our lives. Part 3
explores the parables of Jesus and their implications for helping us live lives grounded in nonshame-based values.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687082261
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 996,636
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

EDWARD P. WIMBERLY is the Jarena Lee Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Acknowledgments 9
Introduction 11
Pt. 1 Jesus' Handling of His Own Shame 21
1 Beyond the World of Shame 23
2 Can Anything Good Come from This Side of the Tracks? 37
3 Parental Rejection 51
Pt. 2 Jesus' Handling of Others' Shame 61
4 Such a Faith I Have Not Seen 63
5 Shame and Confession 74
6 Come Out, You Unclean Spirit 84
Pt. 3 Shame and the Parables of Jesus 97
7 A Parent Who Risks Being Shamed 99
8 Hospitality at a Cost 109
Conclusion 118
Notes 122
Index 129
Scripture Index 133
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