The E-Journal of the American Association of Pastoral
Editor: Ryan LaMothe, Ph.D.
A Founding Editor: James Hyde
Kathleen Greider, Ph.D.; Horace Griffin, Ph.D.; Jaco Hamman,
Bill Harkins, Ph.D; William Schmidt, Ph.D.; Elizabeth Walker,
Bruce Vaughn, Ph.D.
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VOLUME 4, 2012
In this issue, our contributors take up Dr. Homer Ashby's concerns
by recognizing the need for vision and healing for black people
from past and present systemic racism and liberating lesbians,
gays, bisexuals and transgendered people of all races from current
religious and social oppressions. The writers offer this
scholarship as resources for pastoral counselors and others working
with marginalized groups.
A Note from the Editor
by Ryan LaMothe, Ph.D.
Sacred Spaces Mosaic
By Horace Griffin, Ph.D.
Lynching: A Post-Traumatic Stressor in a Protracted-Traumatic
by Lee H. Butler, Jr., Ph.D.
Shackles No More: Overcoming Black Machoism and Its
by Horace Griffin, Ph.D.
Caregivers, Bioethics and the Politics of Race
by Hellena Moon, PhD Candidate
Queer Shifts in Therapy: Appropriating Queer Theory in Pastoral
by Cody J. Sanders