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Mobilizing for the common good : the lived theology of John M. Perkins

Author: Peter Slade; Charles Marsh; Peter Heltzel
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born into a sharecropping family in New Hebron, Mississippi, in 1930, and only receiving a third-grade education, John M. Perkins has been a pioneering prophetic African American voice for reconciliation and social justice to America's white evangelical churches. Often an unwelcome voice and always a passionate, provocative clarion, Perkins persisted for forty years in bringing about the formation of the Christian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mobilizing for the common good.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013
(DLC) 2013004416
Named Person: John Perkins; John Perkins
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Slade; Charles Marsh; Peter Heltzel
ISBN: 9781617038600 1617038601 162103965X 9781621039655
OCLC Number: 841051227
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I RELOCATION --
CONSIDERING THE JOURNEY --
The Black Apostle to White Evangelicals / Albert G. Miller --
The Church as Family and the Politics of Food Distribution / Lauren F. Winner --
Brotherhood and Its Limits / Ted Ownby --
A Quiet Revolution and the Culture Wars / Peter Slade --
pt. II REDISTRIBUTION-CHALLENGING THE CHURCH --
A Prophetic Vision in an Age of Profit / Paul Louis Metzger --
Between Two Gardens: An Organic Salvation for Community Development from the Biblical Narrative / Michael Andres --
Religionless Ecclesiology and the Missional Church / T. Collins Winn --
"Lady, Give Me a Drink": Reading Scripture, Shaping Community Development / Kelly West Figueroa-Ray --
Prophetic Ministry, the Prosperity Gospel, and Gentrification / Cheryl J. Sanders --
pt. III RECONCILIATION --
CONTINUING THE JOURNEY --
Communities of Resurrection and the Transformation of Bodies / Chris Rice. Note continued: Love, Reconciliation, and the Solidarity of Pain / Mae Elise Cannon --
Only Love Wins: Justice and Public Policy / Lisa Sharon Harper --
Moving toward the Next Evangelicalism / Soong-Chan Rah --
Appendixes --
Let Justice Roll Down: A Conversation with John Perkins / Charles Marsh --
The Four Ministries of the Holy Spirit / Lowell Noble.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Slade, Charles Marsh, and Peter Goodwin Heltzel.

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Born into a sharecropping family in New Hebron, Mississippi, in 1930, and only receiving a third-grade education, John M. Perkins has been a pioneering prophetic African American voice for reconciliation and social justice to America's white evangelical churches. Often an unwelcome voice and always a passionate, provocative clarion, Perkins persisted for forty years in bringing about the formation of the Christian Community Development Association--a large network of evangelical churches and community organizations working in America's poorest communities--and inspired the emerging generati.

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