Giving Birth: Reclaiming Biblical Metaphor for Pastoral Practice

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1994 M01 1 - 226 páginas

The birth of a child is important in the lives of women, families, and communities. It can also be a vital force to churches in providing them with a model for strength, endurance, and compassion, says Margaret Hammer. Despite a wealth of fascinating material, childbearing is an underdeveloped theme in theology and ministry. Hammer intends to remedy that with this fascinating book.

 

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Demon in childbirth

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Contenido

Biblical Perspectives
9
Old Testament Perspectives
28
The Blessing of Procreation Reconsidered
85
Divinity and Demons
104
Reforming Conceptions of Childbirth
126
Birthing in a New Era
153
Birthing Ministry
178
Reclaiming God Our Mother
201
Indexes
215
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Acerca del autor (1994)

Margaret L. Hammer is a Lutheran pastor in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

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