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Economy, Difference, Empire Social Ethics for Social Justice

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ISBN-10: 0231149840

ISBN-13: 9780231149846

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gary J. Dorrien

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Sourcing the major traditions of progressive Christian social ethics-social gospel liberalism, Niebuhrian realism, and liberation theology-Gary Dorrien argues for the social-ethical necessity of social justice politics. In carefully reasoned essays, he focuses on three broad subjects: the ethics and politics of economic justice; racial and gender justice; and anti-militarism, and makes a constructive case for economic democracy, a liberationist understanding of racial and gender justice, and an anti-imperial form of liberal internationalism.In Dorrien's view, the three major discourse traditions of progressive Christian social ethics share a fundamental commitment to transform the…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

The Social Gospel and Niebuhrian Realism
Society as the Subject of Redemption: Washington Gladden, Walter Rauschenbusch, and the Social Gospel
Reinhold Niebuhr, Karl Barth, and the Crises of War and Capitalism
The Niebuhrian Legacy: Christian Realism as Theology, Social Ethics, and Public Intellectualism
Ironic Complexity: Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, Modernity, and Racial Justice
Economic Democracy in Question
Norman Thomas and the Dilemma of American Socialism
Michael Harrington and the "Left Wing of the Possible"
Christian Socialism as Tradition and Problem
Breaking the Oligarchy: Globalization, Turbo-Capitalism, Economic Crash, Economic Democracy
Rethinking and Renewing Economic Democracy
Neoconservatism and American Empire
The Neoconservative Phenomenon: American Power and the War of Ideology
Imperial Designs: Neoconservatism and the Iraq War
Militaristic Illusions: The Iraq Debacle and the Crisis of American Empire
Empire in Denial: American Exceptionalism and the Community of Nations
Social Ethics and the Politics of Difference
The Feminist Difference: Rosemary R. Ruether and Eco-Socialist Christianity
Pragmatic Postmodern Prophecy: Cornel West as Social Critic and Public Intellectual
As Purple to Lavender: Katie Cannon and Womanist Ethics
Religious Pluralism as a Justice Issue: Catholicism, Protestantism, Judaism, and Ecumenism
The Obama Phenomenon and Presidency
Social Ethics in the Making: History, Method, and White Supremacism