“I just published Spirituality of Joy: Moving Beyond Dread and Duties and am now working on a book project on a theology of shame. I recently led a group of Drew students and others on a cross-cultural trip to the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Busan, South Korea. Everyone was challenged and inspired!”
Angella Son is an ordained Presbyterian minister and a fellow of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. She has been involved in both church and pastoral counseling in order to engage her theoretical work with practice. Within the fields of psychology of religion, pastoral care and counseling, pastoral theology and spirituality, her main scholarly interest focuses on the research on the formation of the psychological self and transformation of the spiritual self. She is a member and past president of the Society for Pastoral Theology and serves on the editorial boards for several scholarly juried journals, including the Journal of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Psychology.