New PDF release: Affect Theory, Shame, and Christian Formation

By Stephanie N. Arel

ISBN-10: 3319425919

ISBN-13: 9783319425917

This e-book addresses the eclipse of disgrace in Christian theology by way of exhibiting how disgrace emerges in Christian texts and perform in ways in which may be neither assimilated right into a discourses of guilt nor dissociated from embodiment. Stephanie N. Arel argues that the conventional specialize in guilt obscures disgrace via perpetuating similar to the lonely sinner in guilt. Drawing on contemporary reviews in impact 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 by means of Edith Stein, and moments of contact in Christian praxis. Bringing the affective dynamics of disgrace to the vanguard allows theologians and spiritual leaders to spot the place disgrace emerges in language and human behavior. The textual content expands paintings in trauma thought, delivering a multi-layered theological lens for enticing disgrace and accompanying suffering.

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