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Integrating and African-Centred Clinical Pastoral Therapy Approach to the Healing of Women Survivors of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide: A Personal DialogueDownload
The purpose of this research was to understand the impact of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide on seven female survivors and how those survivors dealt with issues of repentance, forgiveness, and reconciliation. Another aim was to determine what these women’s lives are like now, how they have been coping...
To Be Redemptorist: The Emerging Vocation of the Lay Missionary of the Most Holy Redeemer Within the Redemptorist FamilyDownload
“Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer (LMMHR) are those lay people engaged in the closest form of partnership in mission with Redemptorists. The category of LMMHR was created by the 1991 General Chapter of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. My dissertation addresses the question,...
This research, through a theology of appreciative voice, Presence and Service, used an Indigenous expressive arts-based approach in partnership with the Canadian Opera Company, to explore how a group of 15 vulnerable, immigrant and/or first generation immigrant youth live with their struggles...
Understanding Growth: The Roles of Evangelism and a Church's Identity in Determining whether Newcomers are Invited to BelongDownload
The admission of children to communion on baptism without confirmation introduced a debate about how to define membership in the Anglican Church of Canada. Declining membership raised concerns around attracting new members. Using a Grounded Theory approach the researcher interviewed individuals...
From the Prison of Stereotype to the Freedom of Relationship: Welcoming the Otherwise Despised in a Circle of Support and AccountabilityDownload
Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) is a community-based program designed to help people who have offended sexually during their process of reintegration after their release from prison. Former offenders with CoSA Circles have achieved significantly lower recidivism rates than those...
This study investigates the ways in which Indonesian gay male Christians in partnership (IGMCPs) make sense of their spiritual lives and develop their lived religion when they try to form and maintain a committed same-sex relationship in a church and a society that disapprove of that...
This dissertation was an extended meditation on the nature of the liminal space as an essential aspect of contemplative pedagogy. The liminal space pertains to place and time – a threshold, transitional, the in-between. The primary focus was on the post-secondary classroom, that is, the space...
This practical theology dissertation is grounded in palliative care practice, comprising an introduction, six articles, and implications. The main research question is: What is the spiritual experience of dying? Each article integrates the contemplative theology/spirituality of the Dark Night of...
The purpose of this research is to examine the phenomenon of vulnerability as it relates to pastoral leadership. Setting the phenomenon within a theological framework, I ask: What difference does it make to the understanding and practice of pastoral leadership when it is viewed through a...
Through hermeneutic phenomenology, I explore my experience of self-disclosing my sexual orientation to a group of Clinical Pastoral Education students during initial phases of the supervisor-teacher relationship. My purpose or intent was to come to a clearer and deeper understanding of the...