Broken Yet Beloved: A Pastoral Theology of the Cross

Broken Yet Beloved: A Pastoral Theology of the Cross

by Sharon G. Thornton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780827202320
Publisher: Chalice Press
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

"Dr. Sharon Thornton is ordained in the United Church of Christ. She served as the pastor of a Japanese American church, Christ Church of Chicago, UCC. She has also provided pastoral leadership for Sycamore Congregational Church, UCC, a Japanese American church in Northern California, and Stanford Memorial Church in Palo Alto, California. Sharon currently serves as Professor of Pastoral Theology

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1.Broken, Not by Chance5
2.The Reigning Paradigm27
3.Pastoral Care at the Crossroads: A Time of Reckoning45
4."In a Dark Time the Eye Begins to See" Interpretations of the Theology of the Cross, Part One63
5.The "Thin Tradition" of the Cross for Contemporary Settings: Interpretations of the Theology of the Cross, Part Two89
6.A Critical Point Directed at a Suffering World: A Political Cross Informs Pastoral Theology111
7.Pastoral Solidarity toward the Reconciliation of People125
8.Pastoral Guiding as Empowerment for the Healing of People149
9.Signs of Hope: A Communal Way of the Cross171
10.Broken yet Beloved: The Way of the Cross199

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