By Jeanne M. Hoeft
"Jeanne Hoeft is likely one of the better of a brand new iteration of magnificent pastoral theologians. In company, tradition, and Human Personhood she has made an unique and masses wanted contribution to the ministry of the church buildings in society by means of targeting the query of human business enterprise and freedom. rather than sufferers and perpetrators, God has created complicated people with quite a few layers of freedom and accountability. each church chief who's thinking about realizing human personhood from a Christian point of view needs to learn this book."
--James Newton Poling
Professor of Pastoral Care, Counseling, and Theology
Garrett Evangelical Seminary
"In this tightly woven and intricate textual content, Jean Hoeft has built a wealthy theological anthropology wherein she explores the cultural dynamics of either victimhood and resistance in intimate accomplice violence. Hoeft grounds her thought in procedure and liberation theologies, object-relations psychology, and a post-structuralist knowing of embodied organization. She concludes the booklet with a precious framework for a pastoral care of resistance. i believe this article breaks new floor in knowing the dynamics of intimate violence and the possibility of a pastoral care of empowerment, organization, and resistance. i like to recommend it highly."
--Christie Cozad Neuger
Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care
Brite Divinity School
"I didn't anticipate to consider extra hopeful after interpreting this book-but that used to be its impression on me. To arguments that exhibit how we develop into sufferers or perpetrators of violence via advanced cultural methods, Hoeft provides a much-needed optimistic size: tradition constricts our organization, sure, but in addition allows us to embrace the means to withstand violence.
--Kathleen J. Greider
Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Claremont university of Theology
Jeanne Hoeft is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care at Saint Paul tuition of Theology in Kansas urban. She is a United Methodist clergywoman, former parish pastor, and has labored within the sector of family violence for nearly 20 years.
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