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Voices of the religious left : a contemporary sourcebook

Author: Rebecca T Alpert
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What has happened to the religious left? If there is a religious left, why don't we hear more about it? Responding to the needs of and raised by marginalized social groups, this title discusses  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca T Alpert
ISBN: 1566397561 9781566397568 156639757X 9781566397575
OCLC Number: 41832841
Description: x, 294 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Renewing the heart of faith: a prophetic convergence of the people of God / Jim Wallis --
2. Womanist theology: black women's voices / Delores S. Williams --
3. Theology as a public responsibility / Richard A. McCormick, S.J., and Richard P. McBrien --
4. Reflections from a Latin American theologian / Gustavo Gutierrez --
5. Canaanites, cowboys, and Indians: deliverance, conquest, and liberation theology today / Robert Allan Warrior --
6. Re-imagining God: reflections on mirrors, motheroot, and memory / Rita Nakashima Brock --
7. Martin Luther King and the future ofAmerica / Vincent Harding --
8. The skewing of America: disparities in wealth and income / Ronald D. Pasquariello --
9. Poverty, women and reproduction: welfare reform and social justice / Catholics for a free choice --
10. Jews, money, and social responsibility / Lawrence Bush and Jeffrey Dekro --
11. Option for the poor: preference or platitude? / Thomas J. Paprocki --
12. The greening of Buddhist practice / Kenneth Kraft --
13. The theological basis of animal rights / Andrew Linzey --
14. From compassion to jubilee / Arthur Waskow --
15. Apartheid as idolatry / James H. Evans --
16. Pesach and the Palestinians / Arthur Waskow --
17. The martyr's living witness: a call to honor and challenge / Daniel Berrigan --
18. Back to the dust: how I rediscovered the power of scripture / Barbara Holmes. 19. Catholics and colonialism: the churches failure in Rwanda / Todd Salzman --
20. The full circle of liberation: an American Indiantheology of place / George Tinker --
21. The upward mobility of the gospel / Helen Prejean --
22. Between brick and steel / Mumia Abu-Jamal --
23. Release the prisoners! / Eliezer Valentin-Castanon --
24. Free speech in Pauline political theology/ David Fredrickson --
25. The worth of a woman / Laila Al-Marayati --
26. Violence against women: the theological dimension / Mary Pellauer --
27. In God's image: coming to terms with Leviticus / Rebecca T. Alpert --
28. Homosexuality: challenging the church to grow / John J. McNeill --
29. Searching scripture for a model of the family / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
20. The New York Times ad: a case study in religious feminism / Mary E. Hunt and Frances Kissling --
31. Anti-abortion --
Pro-choice: taking both sides / Helen Tworkov --
. 32. Difference is no excuse for hatred / Diana Eck --
33. A case study: American Christians, Jews, and Muslims working together for Middle East peace / Ronald J. Young --
34. Reconsidering Christopher Columbus and the recovery of a Biblical theology of mission/ Wi Jo Kang --
35. The church's false witness against Jews / Carl D. Evans --
36. Arena for interaction / Lee Ranck.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca T. Alpert.

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