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Spirituality and Suffering

Richard, Lucien
June 4, 2015

Source: (-0001) In Emmanuel Clapsis, ed., Violence and Christian Spirituality An Ecumenical Conversation. Geneva, Switzerland: World Council of Churches. Pp. 108-125.

“While suffering must concern theology today, our concern in this paper is spirituality. I will begin by defining what I understand by suffering. This will be followed by an exposition on the nature of spirituality. I will then attempt to show how spirituality and suffering relate to one another. I will then characterize such a spirituality as hospitable, forgiving and concerned with justice.” (abstract)


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