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Compassion fatigue : spiritual exhaustion and the cost of caring in the pastoral ministry. Towards a ‘pastoral diagnosis’ in caregiving
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
The pastoral ministry of caregiving inevitably implies a cost. The spiritual ethos in the Christian ministry implies a huge sacrifice. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (see footnote 9 in the article) described this ethos as ‘the cost ...
Theological complexity and the blindness of theory-barbarism in a pastoral hermeneutics : towards the infiniscience of God in processes of hoping and faithful knowing (epistemology)
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
Theory formation in theology is often directed by the rationalistic principle of simplification. In pastoral caregiving, it leads to the tendency to offer instant answers to the very complex notion of ‘meaning in suffering’. ...