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Verandering en vernuwing in die pastoraat met vroue

Y. Dreyer

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 22, No 1 (2001), 43-57. doi: 10.4102/ve.v22i1.621

Submitted: 11 August 2001
Published:  11 August 2001


The aim of the article is to describe and explain the paradigm shift from a modern to a postmodern mindset regarding pastoral counseling with women. Modernistic thinking contributed to the non-identity of women, though more rights were gradually granted to women. The perspective from which theology approached women was still embedded is a premodern biblical mindset. This article elaborates on the hermeneutic of suspicion with the aim to enhanCing a more symmetrical pastoral interaction. This symmetry is conducive to authentic communication, genuine respect for women as persons and for their stories. This provides an optimum environment for healing.

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Y. Dreyer, Universiteit van Pretoria, South Africa


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