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How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God: The Authentic by Susan Shooter

By Susan Shooter

Grappling with theological concerns raised by means of abuse, this booklet argues that the Church will be challenged, and ministered to, through survivors. Paying cautious cognizance to her interviews with Christian ladies survivors, Shooter unearths that via painful studies of transformation they've got unusually develop into power brokers of transformation for others. Shooter brings the survivors' narratives into discussion with the tale of task and with medieval mystic Marguerite Porete's spirituality of 'annihilation'. Culminating in an engagement with modern feminist theology bearing on energy and powerlessness, there emerges a suite of rules for real neighborhood spirituality which crosses barriers with God, helps acceptable human limitations and, crucially, listens attentively. attractive to Church leaders, scholars, practitioners and functional theologians, this publication bargains an inventive and moral theological enquiry in addition to a few non secular anchor issues for survivors.

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