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Let justice roll : prophetic challenges in religion, politics, and society

Author: Neal Riemer
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1996.
Series: Religious forces in the modern political world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays discusses the relevance of the prophetic mode and challenge in the areas of religion, politics and society. It explores the interaction between religious and secular  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Let justice roll.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1996
(OCoLC)988736462
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Riemer
ISBN: 0847681920 9780847681921 0847681939 9780847681938
OCLC Number: 33900083
Description: xi, 231 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The origin and nature of prophetic political engagement in ancient Israel / Paul D. Hanson --
2. Prophecy and social criticism / Michael Walzer --
3. Politics and the prophetic tradition in Christianity / Glenn Tinder --
4. Prophetic tradition and the liberation of women: a story of promise and betrayal / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
5. Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and the prophetic tradition in nineteenth-century America / William B. Rogers --
6. The prophetic tradition in Afro-America / Cornel West --
7. The prophetic mode and challenge in literature / J. Mitchell Morse. 8. The American Catholic bishops and prophetic politics / Jo Renée Formicola --
9. Liberation theology, prophetic politics, and radical social critique: Quo vadis? / John R. Pottenger --
10. Reinhold Niebuhr, political realism, and prophetic politics / Neal Riemer --
11. Intergenerational justice and the prophetic tradition / Bruce E. Auerbach --
12. The prophetic mode and challenge, creative breakthroughs, and the future of constitutional democracy / Neal Riemer.
Series Title: Religious forces in the modern political world.
Responsibility: edited by Neal Riemer.

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. . . these essays cover much ground, provoke needed thought on topics raised, and challenge us to take seriously the example of the office of prophecy presented in the Bible. While not pretending to Read more...

 
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