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The Depleted Self

Sin in a Narcissistic Age
$20.00
Although narcissism may appear dormant in the 1990s, clinical research on narcissism shows that behind a grandiose, exhibitionistic side lies a shame-ridden half of self-loathing, unworthiness, and depression. Capps says that traditional theologies of guilt are unable to address those gripped by shame and makes a case for a different pastoral approach in counseling and ministry.
 
Donald Capps argues that traditional theologies of guilt are unable to address those gripped by shame and calls for a different pastoral approach in counseling and ministry. He makes the case that a reformulation of the theology of sin is needed, explaining that "the time has come for us to recognize that taking care of our selves--this once-in-a-lifetime gift--is emphatically not a self-indulgence, but a moral imperative."

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780800625870
    • Manufacturer: Augsburg Fortress Publ
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780800625870
    • UMPH: 356436
    • ISBN 10: 0800625870
    • Publication Date: 01/01/1993
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Donald Capps
    • Page Count: 176
    • Width: 5.53 inches
    • Height: 0.50 inches
    • Length: 8.51 inches
    • Weight: 0.60 pounds
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