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Synonyms for brokenheartedness

intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

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6) For her, a narrow focus on Jesus misses the importance of seeing/experiencing Christ in what she calls the Christa/community in relationships where erotic power, the power of our interrelatedness, heals brokenheartedness.
In the end, Brock does not see Jesus as central to Christianity; he is only one actor in the possibility of healing brokenheartedness.
Rita Nakashima Brock rejects the focus on Jesus as unique "hero" and shifts the emphasis of Christology towards communities that continue to "heal brokenheartedness," to struggle for justice and love, to exercise the kind of "willfulness and hope" that Jesus did.