Nonviolent Communication: A Humanizing Ecclesial and Educational Practice

  title={Nonviolent Communication: A Humanizing Ecclesial and Educational Practice},
  author={Theresa F. Latini},
  journal={International Journal of Christianity \& Education},
  pages={19 - 31}
  • T. Latini
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Education
  • International Journal of Christianity & Education
THIS ARTICLE PRESENTS Nonviolent Communication (NVC) as a humanizing ecclesial and educational practice. NVC is a four-step process of communication designed to facilitate empathy and honesty between individuals and groups. Through an interdisciplinary dialogue with Reformed theology, this article argues that NVC is one concrete means of living as those made in the image of God in churches and seminaries too often marked by entrenched power struggles and vitriolic discourse. It identifies… 

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