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What has the Black church to do with public life?

Author: Anthony B Pinn
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The calling for them to have a major place in public discourse and their critiques demanding their silence in public if not their total destruction. This book offers a creative and compelling way to think about this dilemma. Unlike some, it does not deny the effort on the part of such organizations to be involved in public discourse and public policy; instead, it argues this interest is insufficient. Drawing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pinn, Anthony B.
What has the Black church to do with public life?
(DLC) 2013026664
(OCoLC)852400022
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony B Pinn
ISBN: 9781137376954 1137376953 9781349479245 1349479241
OCLC Number: 855201614
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Early efforts to be Black and Christian in public --
Growing a religious agenda for public life --
Golden age of Black churches in public --
Black church's public profile, an assessment --
Testing my claim: a response to religious progressives --
Restating the claim.
Responsibility: Anthony B. Pinn.

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The role in public life of religious organizations such as black churches has been a contested and heated topic, with their advocates calling for them to have a major place in public discourse and  Read more...

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