Releasing awareness of underlying awe
Synonyms: Requiring awe-ful awareness
Description: Emphasizing the significance of man's life. The effect is a spiritual resurgence and a new releasing image of the depth of individual being.
Context: An integral part of illuminating life experiences to free the individual to embrace his deepest experiences in a responsible relationship to life.
Implementation: Tactics include: directed conversations to allow man to reflect on what is happening within him; song re-appropriation to call forth a resurgence of spirit; secular ritual to expose new images of humanness and release spirit-power; popular preaching to confront man with possibilities for taking a new relationship to himself and to his life; and life-story rehearsal to allow man to self-consciously reappropriate his past, present and future through worship, story-telling and scripture study. An example is a spirit conversation.
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies