By Stephanie N. Arel

ISBN-10: 3319425919

ISBN-13: 9783319425917

This ebook addresses the eclipse of disgrace in Christian theology via exhibiting how disgrace emerges in Christian texts and perform in ways in which will be neither assimilated right into a discourses of guilt nor dissociated from embodiment. Stephanie N. Arel argues that the normal specialise in guilt obscures disgrace through perpetuating a twin of the lonely sinner in guilt. Drawing on contemporary reviews in have an effect on and attachment theories to border the theological research, the textual content examines the theological anthropological writings of Augustine and Reinhold Niebuhr, the translation of empathy through Edith Stein, and moments of contact in Christian praxis. Bringing the affective dynamics of disgrace to the leading edge allows theologians and non secular leaders to spot the place disgrace emerges in language and human behavior. The textual content expands paintings in trauma idea, delivering a multi-layered theological lens for enticing disgrace and accompanying suffering.

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