Braided Selves
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ISBN 10: 1-60608-668-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-60608-668-1
Pages: 252
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 06/10/2011
Street Date: 06/10/2011
Division: Cascade Books
Category: Theology
Braided Selves
Collected Essays on Multiplicity, God, and Persons
By Pamela Cooper-White

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Book Description
What if we are more multiple as persons than traditional psychology has taught us to believe? And what if our multiplicity is a part of how we are made in the very image of a loving, relational, multiple God? How have modern, Western notions of Oneness caused harm—to both individuals and society? And how can an appreciation of our multiplicity help liberate the voices of those who live at the margins, both of society and within our own complex selves? Braided Selves explores these questions from the perspectives of postmodern pastoral psychology and Trinitarian theology, with implications for the practice of spiritual care, counseling, and psychotherapy. This volume gathers ten years of essays on this theme by preeminent pastoral theologian Pamela Cooper-White, whose writings bring into dialogue postmodern, feminist, and psychoanalytic theory and constructive theology.
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