On The Edge Of Mystery: Towards A Spiritual Hermeneutic Of The Urban Margins

November 16, 2000|
On The Edge Of Mystery: Towards A Spiritual Hermeneutic Of The Urban Margins by Gill Goulding
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Drawing on the author’s experience with marginalised groups and individuals, this book makes important connections between belief and secular life from a discourse perspective. In doing so, it explores two key questions: is it possible to have a shared spirituality on the urban margins; and what factors might assist in this deep encounter? The empirical focus is on a community living and working on an urban housing estate exploring a lived spirituality. A challenge is presented to the life of the church. Suggestions are made for ministerial formation in the light of this challenge, particularly re-engaging with the spiritual tradition and learning from those on the urban margins. A contemporary spiritual hermeneutic gradually unfolds which has the potential of a dynamic life-giving force within the church at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
The Author: Gill Goulding is a sister of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM). Her doctoral studies were undertaken at the University of Edinburgh, where she was elected a Research Fellow on completion of her Ph.D. She has lectured in Spirituality and Systematic Theology for the University, the Roman Catholic National Semina...
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Title:On The Edge Of Mystery: Towards A Spiritual Hermeneutic Of The Urban MarginsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:8.66 X 5.91 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.66 X 5.91 X 0.68 inPublished:November 16, 2000Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:390675880X

ISBN - 13:9783906758800

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