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Spirituality and social liberation

Frank D. Macchia

Spirituality and social liberation

the message of the Blumharts in the light of Wuerttemberg Pietism

by Frank D. Macchia

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Württemberg (Germany),
  • Germany,
  • Württemberg
    • Subjects:
    • Blumhardt, Johann Christoph, 1805-1880.,
    • Blumhardt, Christoph, 1842-1919.,
    • Pietism -- Germany -- Württemberg -- History.,
    • Spirituality -- Germany -- Württemberg -- History.,
    • Christian sociology -- Germany -- Württemberg -- History of doctrines.,
    • Württemberg (Germany) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Frank D. Macchia.
      SeriesPietist and Wesleyan studies ;, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4827.B55 M33 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 186 p. ;
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1417983M
      ISBN 100810826399
      LC Control Number93027785

      Spiritual life manifests the divinity of the soul in the mortal body. Liberation is possible only through purification of inner being and not through rational analysis of science. Spirituality is beyond the sense and therefore its approach is intuitive and not analytical. This book deliberates on the precept and practice of spiritual life in. Integrating spirituality into psychotherapy and mental health services remains controversial, even though research shows evidence of its benefits and a need for such integration (Hefti, ). The use of spirituality in social work practice is frequently not supported by education and training.

      They are for spiritual beginners, as well as people further along on their spiritual journey. 1. Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1. If you were to read only one spirituality book on this list, then let it be Conversations With God Book 1. Authored by Neale Donald Walsch, this work is truly life-changing.   These nine favorite spiritual works are like a retreat for your mind and soul. 1. The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have By Mark Nepo. The Book of Awakening is filled with poignant insights from Mark Nepo, a philosopher, poet and cancer survivor. His mini wisdom lessons show the value of.

      Boff’s conception thus expands liberation theology’s utopian social vision through a profoundly holistic conception of the inter-relatedness of all being. Finally, spirituality for Boff is that attitude which places life at the center and defends and promotes life against reductionism and death in all its forms. Levine notes that liberation theology is redirecting its "central concerns away from politics in the narrow sense to issues of popular religion, spirituality, and long-term social and cultural.


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In Spirituality and Liberation, foremost theologian Robert McAfee Brown confronts a dilemma that has plagued Christians for centuries: the separation between the spiritual and the temporal, between prayer and social involvement.

After a searching examination of the two spheres, he outlines a new vision of Christian wholeness/5. In Spirituality and Liberation Robert McAfee Brown foremost theologian and author of Saying Yes and Saying No and Unexpected News, confronts a dilemma that has plagued Christians for centuries: the separation between the spiritual and the temporal, between prayer and social Cited by: 3.

Total Liberation defines true spirituality as engagement with, rather than disassociation from, the social dimension. It shows that Zen, no less than Christian, spirituality must lead to active involvement and struggle against social violence and by: 5. Genre/Form: Church history History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Macchia, Frank D., Spirituality and social liberation.

Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow. Liberation spirituality is a call to care for our bodies, the bodies of others and the social body. It places us on the path to finding the concrete practices of genuine spirituality within the struggle for socialist justice, rather than outside it.

In terms of classic Latin American liberation theology, there have been many points of connection with a spirituality of social transformation, for example in the writings of Jon Sobrino, Leonardo Boff, Pedro Casaldáliga, and in the comprehensive multi-author volume, Mysterium Liberationis: Fundamental Concepts of Liberation Theology.

28 In. “SPIRITUAL LIBERATION” by Dr. Ekstrand. Introduction. Printable pdf Version of this Study The gospel is a message of freedom and liberation — the ministry of Jesus was that of liberating captives. Prior to becoming believers in Christ all people are enslaved to sin.

Spirituality for Sarkar is defined as the individual realising the "true self". In addition to yogic meditational practices and purity of thought and deed, Sarkar attached great importance to selfless social service as a means of liberation.

Sarkar considered it necessary for the social arrangements to support the inner development of human. The Social Liberation Model of conflict resolution falls under the broader concept of social justice and advocates for real and lasting change (Ingham, ).

Resolving conflict with the intention of social liberation is about changing the “systems in which the conflict is embedded” to ensure that the resolution will be more than transitory.

"Janaka and Ashtavakra" is the story of the ancient King Janaka (Sita's father) who becomes obsessed in his quest for spiritual liberation.

It explores his turbulent life, an impending war in his kingdom, and the treachery and intrigue within the secretive world of his palace. The scope of that liberation is holistic. In surveying the various paradigms mission has been viewed through, John Corrie settles on liberation: “all these possibilities are in fact dimensions of an integral liberation which looks for the total transformation of people and contexts when the Kingdom of God comes in power.” [7].

the spiritual sphere and includes a wider understanding that is. and liberation. If social work research. This book, by one of the leading theorists of social work, tackles a subject of.

Liberation Spirituality: Nothing is more critical for the world at this time. Liberation from the illusion of separation.

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The doctrine of instant satisfaction is a primary spiritual problem. Cover and book design by Susan Kurtz and Maja Apolonia Rodé Printed in the United States of America ISBN: This book is printed on recycled paper with 30% post-consumer waste. Find more information about Adyashanti’s The Way of Liberation: • Study Course • Study Groups • Printed Book • PDF Download.

With national attention focused on the recent killings of unarmed black citizens and the response of the Black-centered liberation groups such as Black Lives Matter, Radical Dharma demonstrates how social transformation and personal, spiritual liberation must be articulated and inextricably linked.

In his book Black Transhuman Liberation Theology: Technology and Spirituality (Bloomsbury Academic, ), Philip Butler explores what might happen if Black people in the United States merged technology and spirituality in their fight towards materializing liberating realities.

The discussions shaping what it means for humans to exist with technology and as part of technology are already. In the third part of the book, Gutiérrez describes five characteristics of this spirituality of liberation: conversion, gratuitousness, joy, spiritual childhood and community.

Conversion, which involves turning from sin with its personal and social dimensions, is the. The combination of spirituality and social work has implications in the areas of trauma, end-of-life issues, aging, illness, cultural competence, addiction treatment, ethics, relationships, forgiveness, chronic mental illness, the meaning of life, and attempting to answer.

The editors are especially interested in the theme of liberation theology and adult learning from international frameworks, and are also seeking manuscripts that question and critique the role of liberation theology, religion, and spirituality in social justice education. LIBERATION THEOLOGY Liberation theology is widely referred to in discussions of politics and religion but not always adequately understood.

This Companion offers an introduc-tion to the history and characteristics of liberation theology in its various forms in different parts of the world. Authors from four continents examine the.Icons of Human Liberation The Challenge of Holiness: Being Oneself Questions for Reflection Suggestions for Further Reading and Study 7.

A Social Crisis, A Liberating Theology Contemporary Reflection on Faith and Justice A Theology of Liberation: Reflecting on God from the Perspective of the Poor The book brings the concerns of social and political action directly into the discussion of spirituality.

As a work in philosophy of education it will be of particular interest to professional educators, as well as to students of religion, social work, international development, and social ethics.