Kimberly Vrudny

Beauty’s Expression

In Compassion, HIV/AIDS, Justice, South Africa, Theological Aesthetics, Theological Reflection on August 9, 2010 at 1:45 am

On Compassion

(This article is now under review with a book publisher.) It draws a distinction between compassion work or charitable work, on the one hand, and justice work, on the other. While both are acknowledged as essential, the essay discourages consciences to be cleared by charitable measures, alone, as these can attempt to justify lifestyles that perpetuate the underlying structural causes that are putting so many lives at risk throughout the world.

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