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Resistance The New Role of Progressive Christians

ISBN-10: 0664232876

ISBN-13: 9780664232870

Edition: 2008

Authors: John B. Cobb Jr.

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"Progressive Christians uniting, based in the greater Los Angeles area, seeks to embody a progressive form of Christianity in statements, conferences, and projects, to encourage local churches and their members to think and act in more progressive ways, and to show the wider community that there is a more authentic form of Christian faith than that projected by the religious right."--BOOK JACKET.
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 9/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

John B. Cobb Jr.has held many positions including Ingraham Professor of Theology at the Claremont School of Theology, Avery Professor at the Claremont Graduate School, Fullbright Professor at the University of Mainz, and Visiting Professor at Vanderbilt, Harvard, and Chicago Divinity Schools. His writings includeChrist in a Pluralistic Age: God and the World; and, with coauthor Herman Daly,For the Common Good, which was cowinner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order.

Foreword
Resistance: Why and How
The Bible's Call to Resist
The Strength to Resist: The Life of Prayer
What to Resist
Consumerism
Poisonous Inequality
American Imperialism
Scientism
Global Warming
Theologies of Resistance
Latin American Liberation Theology
Feminist Theology
Parameters of Resistance
The Church and Politics
Forgiveness and Reconciliation
Afterword: Forms of Resistance
Covenanting for Justice in the Economy and the Earth
Notes