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作者 Sims, Angela D
書名 Religio-political narratives in the United States [electronic resource] : from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Jeremiah Wright / Angela D. Sims, F. Douglas Powe, Johnny Bernard Hill
出版項 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan : [distributor] Not Avail, 2014
國際標準書號 1137060050 (electronic bk.) : £55.00
9781137060051 (electronic bk.) : £55.00
book jacket
版本 1st ed
說明 216 p
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20140618 IP 20140620 GB xxk Palgrave Macmillan UK-WkNB
系列 Black religion/womanist thought/social justice
附註 Electronic book text
Epublication based on: 9780230109568, 2014
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness * Not God Bless America, God Damn America: When Hatred is disguised as Patriotism * Color of Fear / Fear of Color: Language and the Shaping of Public Opinion: An Analysis of Social Constructions and the 2008 Presidential Campaign * When Black is not Black * Reclaiming the Prophetic: Toward a Theology of Hope and Justice in a Fragmented World * The World House: The Beloved Community As A New Global Vision for Peace and Justice
The authors select sermons by Martin Luther King Jr. and Jeremiah Wright to as a framework to examine the meaning of God in America as part of the formational religio-political narrative of the country. The idea of reclaiming prophetic dimensions of the Christian heritage arises from the fact that God calls us to think and act in relation to all spheres of human experience - social, political, economic, and religious. Religio-Political Narratives in America situates Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jeremiah Wright within a larger tradition of the American jeremiad - which uses rhetoric in calling the nation to account - and black church traditions as a framework that informs a socio-contextual assessment of veracity, patriotism, and prophetic proclamation. The authors examine ways in which the deep roots of the prophetic Christian heritage point to hope and justice as key themes throughout history, and serve as a resource to assess intersections of politics and religion today in the United States. Of utmost concern for the authors is how normative representations are processed through racial discourse as a means to shape and influence public opinion
Angela D. Sims is Associate Professor of Ethics and Black Church Studies at Saint Paul School of Theology, USA. She is principal investigator of 'Remembering Lynching: Strategies of Resistance and Visions of Justice' (an oral history project) and author of Ethical Complications of Lynching: Ida B. Wells's Interrogation of American Terror. F. Douglas Powe, Jr. is the James C. Logan Professor of Evangelism and Professor of Urban Ministry at Wesley Theological Seminary., USA. He is the author of New Wine, New Wineskins an d Just Us or Justice. Johnny Bernard Hill is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Claflin University, USA. He is the author of The First Black President: Barack Obama, Race, Politics and the American Dream
主題 King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Wright, Jr., Jeremiah A
Church and state -- United States
Religion and politics -- United States
Christianity -- USA. bicssc
Religion & politics -- USA. bicssc
Religion. ukslc
Alt Author Hill, Johnny Bernard
Powe, F. Douglas
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