[PDF / Epub] ☃ Hunted By Kevin Lewis O'Neill – Bluevapours.co.uk “It’s not a process” one pastor insisted “rehabilitation is a miracle” In the face of addiction and few state resources Pentecostal pastors in Guatemala City are fighting what they understan “It’s not a process” one pastor insisted “rehabilitation is a miracle” In the face of addiction and few state resources Pentecostal pastors in Guatemala City are fighting what they understand to be a major crisis Yet the treatment centers they operate produce this miracle of rehabilitation through extraordinary means captivity These men of faith snatch drug users off the streets often at the reuest of family members and then lock them up inside their centers for months sometimes years Hunted is based on than ten years of fieldwork among these centers and the drug users that populate them Over time as Kevin Lewis O’Neill engaged both those in treatment and those who surveilled them he grew increasingly concerned that he too had become a hunter albeit one snatching up information This thoughtful intense book will reframe the arc of redemption we so often associate with drug rehabilitation painting instead a seemingly endless cycle of hunt capture and release.
Kevin Lewis O’Neill is Assistant Professor in the Department and Centre for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto He is the author of City of God Christian Citizenship in Postwar Guatemala and a co editor of Genocide Truth Memory and Representation also published by Duke University Press.
- 224 pages
- Kevin Lewis O'Neill
- 08 August 2015 Kevin Lewis O'Neill