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New Review of Affect Theory, Shame, and Christian Formation

Alvaro Tejada, a doctoral student in Christian Theology at Regent University, reviewed my book, Affect Theory, Shame, and Christian Formation in Reading Religion.

Tejada writes:

One of the strengths of the book is that Arel’s research teases out of some of the nuances that the term shame inherently possesses. It reminds the reader in its conclusion that ‘shame lies at the core of the self’ (177); hence, shame and guilt are human conditions that are resistant to social, economic, cultural, or political privilege. As such, this book provides a refreshing and challenging perspective on shame.

Read the entire review here.