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Relational-Transformative Pastoral Care for Korean Women

  • Jaeyeon Lucy Chung
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Part of the Asian Christianity in the Diaspora book series (ACID)

Abstract

This chapter aims toward developing a pastoral care model to enhance Korean women’s self-esteem. In so doing, the author seeks to accomplish three goals: first, to propose a relational-transformative pastoral care, influenced by the communal contextual, intercultural, and feminist-womanist paradigms; second, to present three major themes of self-esteem—authenticity, mutuality, and solidarity—in interaction with the Korean women’s narratives; and finally, to recommend four steps of pastoral care—attentive listening, mutual accompaniment, engagement in critical and systemic analysis, and authentic action for creating a mutual community.

Keywords

Relational-transformative pastoral care Feminist womanist pastoral theology Authenticity Mutuality Solidarity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaeyeon Lucy Chung
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  1. 1.Garrett-Evangelical Theological SeminaryEvanstonUSA

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