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Living faith : how faith inspires social justice

Author: Curtiss Paul DeYoung
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What impels a Mohandas Gandhi or a Martin Luther King Jr. into a life dedicated to social justice? In this account, Christian ethicist Curtiss DeYoung profiles three of the most dynamic and influential religious activists of the last century: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Malcolm X, and Aung San Suu Kyi, and shows how a fiery core of mystic faith drove them beyond conventional boundaries and empowered their lives and  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtiss Paul DeYoung
ISBN: 0800638417 9780800638412
OCLC Number: 71005757
Description: 186 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Mystic-activists; an introduction --
The just shall live by faith --
Dietrich Bonhoeffer; "the view from below" --
A worldview from the margins --
Malcolm X; "recognizing every human being as a human being" --
An identity rooted in humanity --
Aung San Suu Kyi; "a revolution of the spirit" --
The ethics of revolution --
A lived faith.
Responsibility: Curtiss Paul DeYoung.
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Profiles three of the most influential religious activists of the twentieth century: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Malcolm X, and Aung San Suu Kyi - each from a different generation, a different faith  Read more...

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"Curtiss DeYoung stands tall in the arena of public theology, pioneering a whole new academic movement in reconciliation studies. In times like these, we need empowering reminders of the mentors, Read more...

 
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