By Stephanie N. Arel

ISBN-10: 3319425919

ISBN-13: 9783319425917

This publication addresses the eclipse of disgrace in Christian theology by means of exhibiting how disgrace emerges in Christian texts and perform in ways in which might 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 by means of perpetuating a twin of the lonely sinner in guilt. Drawing on fresh experiences 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 by way of Edith Stein, and moments of contact in Christian praxis. Bringing the affective dynamics of disgrace to the vanguard permits theologians and spiritual leaders to spot the place disgrace emerges in language and human behavior. The textual content expands paintings in trauma idea, supplying a multi-layered theological lens for enticing disgrace and accompanying suffering.

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