By Victor Godot
By Victor Godot
By Anthony G. Percy
By Willis Jenkins,Jennifer M. McBride
|Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, Jr.-- those giants of modern Christian social idea are the following reassessed for a brand new context and a brand new iteration. either mixed activism, ministry, and theology. either took on public roles towards winning powers in their respective reasons. right here the various leaders in Christian social concept revisit the insights, factors, and techniques that Bonhoeffer and King hired for a brand new new release and its matters: race, reconciliation, nonviolence, political violence, Christian theological id, and ministry.|
By Arthur Penty,Dr. Peter Chojnowski
Subtitled "A problem to the parable of Progress," this assortment contains decisions from Old Worlds for New, Post-Industrialism, Towards a Christian Sociology, and Means and Ends. This first-ever anthology of Penty's works offers a compelling imaginative and prescient either one of what is wrong with the realm and of what sort of socio-economic order may aid to make it correct. The writings during this quantity offer a sampling of Penty's thorough and persuasive critique of the myths that dominate glossy monetary and social idea. in addition they define his highbrow and sensible software for the recovery of such necessities in fiscal lifestyles because the dignity of work, justice in pricing, fairness in estate distribution, caliber in craftsmanship, protection of rural tradition, and, certainly, the popularity of non secular fact because the beginning of all genuine fiscal order.
By Sarah Maddison,Tom Clark,Ravi de Costa
By Richard Landes
This long-awaited examine exhibits that many occasions ordinarily considered as secular--including the French Revolution, Marxism, Bolshevism, Nazism--not in simple terms comprise key millennialist components, yet persist with the apocalyptic curve of enthusiastic release, sadness and (often catastrophic) re-entry into "normal time." certainly, as Landes examines the categorical millennialism in the back of such contemporary occasions because the emergence of world Jihad considering 1979, he demanding situations the typical concept that glossy heritage is basically pushed by means of secular pursuits. via concentrating on ten largely diverse case experiences, none of which come from Judaism or Christianity, he exhibits that millennialism is not just a cultural common, but additionally a very adaptive social phenomenon that persists around the smooth and post-modern divides. even as, he additionally bargains worthy perception into the social and mental components that force such beliefs.
Ranging from historical Egypt to modern day unidentified flying object cults and worldwide Jihad, Heaven on Earth either supplies an eye-opening revisionist argument for the importance of millennialism all through historical past and indicators the reader to the alarming unfold of those ideologies in our international today.
By Rodney Stark
By Linford D. Fisher
While Indian involvement within the nice Awakening has frequently been obvious as overall and entire conversion, Fisher's research of church files, court docket records, and correspondence unearths a extra advanced fact. putting the Awakening in context of land loss and the continuing fight for cultural autonomy within the eighteenth century casts it as one other step within the ongoing, tentative engagement of local peoples with Christian rules and associations within the colonial global. Charting this untold tale of the nice Awakening and the consequent upward push of an Indian Separatism and its results on Indian cultures as an entire, this gracefully written ebook demanding situations long-held notions approximately faith and Native-Anglo-American interaction
By Arthur Magida
Magida compares those coming of age ceremonies' origins and evolution, considers their final which means and goal, and gauges how their which means adjustments with members over the years. He additionally examines cutting edge rites of passage which are now being "invented" within the usa. Passionate and lyrical, this soaking up publication finds our deep, final want for coming-of-age occasions, in particular in a society as fluid as ours.
Conversations with: Bob Abernethy, Huston Smith, Julia Sweeney, Roz Chast, Harold Kushner, Ram Dass, Elie Wiesel, Deepak Chopra, Robert Thurman, Coleman Barks, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), And others