By Tara Klena Barthel,David V. Edling
By Tara Klena Barthel,David V. Edling
By Carl S. Dudley,Nancy T. Ammerman
By Ron Clark
“Thank you Dr. Clark for writing one of these completely readable paintings. Your publication sounds the clarion name that many people operating within the box of household violence have was hoping and prayed the church might listen. It truly states the matter and the necessity dealing with our kingdom, our groups, and our church buildings. extra importantly, it presents a message of desire and a manner for the church to the touch and be touched via their groups . . . this can be a infrequent gem of a Christian paintings that i will believe cozy giving to clergy, sufferers, perpetrators, or an individual desirous to know the way to handle kin violence.”
—Patricia Warford, PsyD
“Ron Clark has supplied a transparent, concise, spiritually-informed, well-researched argument calling Christians to talk out opposed to household abuse and to reply compassionately to ladies, males, and youngsters impacted via its devastating effects. each pastor and each seminary pupil should still learn Freeing the Oppressed. Clark interweaves his pastoral event with biblical insights and data of the becoming literature in household violence. the outcome: a prophetic name to social action.”
Professor of Sociology
University of latest Brunswick
"Freeing the Oppressed is a superb source for any reader who needs to benefit extra approximately family abuse and Christian groups. starting with a bankruptcy outlining the dynamics of family abuse, Ron Clark offers a chapter-by-chapter trip towards wish and therapeutic for victim/survivors and perpetrators alike and towards better knowing if you search to help them. Interspersing his own stories as pastor, counselor, and educator inside each one bankruptcy is helping to border the plethora of interrelated matters in a way that makes them transparent and accessible—and interesting—to all readers."
Co-Editor of Beyond Abuse within the Christian Church: elevating Voices for Change
Ron Clark is the lead church planter for the Agape Church of Christ in Portland, Oregon. he's the writer of Setting the Captives loose and is energetic in group businesses for prevention of family violence, sexual assault
By Wolfgang Michalke-Leicht
By George Pattison,Helle Møller Jensen
“Kierkegaard is a profound, Socratic, and dialogic philosopher. occasionally this discussion is implicit in his paintings, and different occasions specific. 'Kierkegaard’s Pastoral Dialogues' deals a manner into this considering that makes the dialogical aspect either specific and attentive, bearing on Kierkegaard’s discussion together with his reader to a modern pastoral context. a very good e-book that offers, now not studying approximately, yet from Kierkegaard.”
—Eberhard Harbsmeier, Professor, Aarhus college
“In those innovative dialogues, Pattison and Jensen have captured the pith of Kierkegaard’s pondering on issues of lifestyles and demise. they've got performed so with no bowdlerizing or oversimplifying the texts. it truly is an success within the artwork of communique that Kierkegaard himself might have smiled upon!”
—Gordon Marino, Director of Hong Kierkegaard Library, St. Olaf College
“Can Kierkegaard convenience the anguished—acknowledging wounds and likewise how one can staunch them—through mirrored image and in addition via posture and bearing? This booklet is an utter good fortune in bringing Kierkegaard’s ‘Lilies of the Fields and Birds of the Air’ into speedy resonance with believer and nonbeliever alike, addressing aching questions, no longer as aberrant, yet as profoundly and touchingly human. It presents heartfelt pastoral dialogues on sorrow and pleasure reader will locate transforming.”
—Edward F. Mooney, Professor at Syracuse University
“This is a so much welcome booklet, packed with clean and colourful vistas on religion, prayer, advantage and Christian personality. Pattison and Jensen’s model is richly complemented through essays from John Lippit, Simon Podmore, and John McLuckie, who supply precious and illuminating reflections on Kierkegaard’s striking pastoral knowledge. this is often a great ebook that may either problem and nourish all who research pastoral theology.”
—Martyn Percy, Ripon university Cuddesdon
George Pattison is woman Margaret Professor of Divinity on the collage of Oxford and has written commonly on Kierkegaard and sleek spiritual suggestion. His newest books are Kierkegaard and the Theology of the 19th Century and Kierkegaard and the hunt for Unambiguous Life.
Helle Møller Jensen has a doctorate in Systematic Theology from the collage of Aarhus. After 11 years of expertise as a clinic chaplain, she is at the moment a parish priest within the Danish People’s Church and is usually an army chaplain to the Danish Royal Lifeguards.
By Dieter Mulitze
In an age the place reliance on medicine has reached epic proportions, drugs for the Soul? demonstrates with strong own stories, clinical reasoning and theological argument that there's differently. the writer successfully debunks a lot of the so referred to as technology that seeks to give an explanation for away our feelings and soul and in its place issues us again to the biblical knowing of our spirit, soul and physique. this can be a compelling publication that doesn't condemn those that use psychiatric drugs, yet sensitively publications these in deep have to the abunda
By Toni Greaves
By Anna Case-Winters
One of the main liked books of the hot testomony, the Gospel of Matthew speaks with eloquence and tool. one of the Gospels, Matthew paints a fuller photograph of the existence, ministry, and teachings of Jesus. Anna Case-Winters's incisive observation unearths that Matthew is obviously a theological booklet. it's approximately God's saving paintings in Jesus Christ. in addition, it really is provided in a manner that simply lends itself to the duty of training and preaching. Case-Winters highlights 5 topics that form the specified portrait of Jesus this Gospel deals. the following we see Jesus dealing with as much as clash and controversy, ministering on the margins, overturning presuppositions approximately insiders and outsiders, privileging the powerless, demonstrating the authority of moral management, not easy allegiance to empire, and pointing how one can a much broader divine embody than many dared think. Case-Winters captures the middle of Matthew's specific Gospel, which speaks powerfully to the lifetime of Christian religion at the present time in the middle of our personal matters and struggles.
By Nana Briggs
By Michael S. Kientz