Jesus and the Disinherited

Written By Howard Thurman
Jesus and the Disinherited
  • Publsiher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 31 January 2012
  • ISBN : 0807095338
  • Pages : 124 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 5 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Jesus and the Disinherited written by Howard Thurman which was release on 31 January 2012, this book published by Beacon Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution to ending the descent into moral nihilism. Hatred does not empower--it decays. Only through self-love and love of one another can God's justice prevail. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Jesus and the Disinherited

Jesus and the Disinherited
  • Author : Howard Thurman
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-31
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981) demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution ...

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  • Author : Milkyway Media
  • Publisher : Milkyway Media
  • Release Date : 2021-05-27
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : Buy now to get the key takeaways from Howard Therman’s Jesus and the Disinherited. Sample Key Takeaways: 1) Although Christianity has the power to calm those of faith in their tribulations and trials, it often feels as though Christianity falls short in certain areas of life. 2) The oppressed struggle with ...

Good News for the Disinherited

Good News for the Disinherited
  • Author : Alonzo Johnson
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : This book examines the meaning of Jesus' humanity, his divinity, and the special significance of his teachings to the poor and the oppressed. The discussion of these issues is shaped around the theology of Howard Thurman (1900-1981), one of the greatest religious thinkers of his generation. It is the only ...

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  • Author : James H. Evans
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : In this, the first full-scale black systematic theology in twenty years, James Evans emerges as a major and distinctive voice in American theology.Seeking to overcome the chasm between church practice and theological reflection, Evans situates theology squarely in the nexus of faith with freedom. There, with a sure touch, ...

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  • Author : Mab Segrest
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 263
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : Veteran activist Mab Segrest takes readers along on her travels to view a world experiencing extraordinary change. As she moves from place to place, she speculates on the effects of globalization and urban development on individuals, examines the struggles for racial, economic, and sexual equality, and narrates her own history ...

Martin and the Disinherited Martin Luther King Jr s Philosophical Foundations and the Influence of Howard Thurman

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  • Author : Amanda Brown
  • Publisher : ProQuest
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 62
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Summary : Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) was popularly viewed as a moderate civil rights leader; however, there are parts of his career that do not quite fit into this general view. While scholars have tried to understand his intellectual development, there has been debate over the range of his influences. Although ...

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  • Author : Ansley L. Quiros
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-28
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology. Since both activists and segregationists ardently claimed that God was on their side, racial issues were imbued with religious meanings from all sides. ...

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  • Author : Howard Thurman
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2009-05-01
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : In a narrative that has urgent significance for every church congregation facing the racial dilemma of mid-twentieth century America, Howard Thurman tells the dramatic story of the founding of the first fully integrated church in the United States--the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco. Dr. Thurman, ...

Howard Thurman and the Disinherited

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  • Author : Paul Harvey
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : Teacher. Minister. Theologian. Writer. Mystic. Activist. No single label can capture the multiplicity of Howard Thurman’s life, but his influence is written all over the most significant aspects of the Civil Rights movement. In 1936, he visited Mahatma Gandhi in India and subsequently brought Gandhi’s concept of nonviolent resistance ...

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  • Author : Justin Giboney,Michael Wear,Chris Butler
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : Have you ever felt too progressive for conservatives, but too conservative for progressives? It's easy for faithful Christians to grow disillusioned with civic engagement or fall into tribal extremes. Representing the AND Campaign, the authors of this book lay out the biblical case for political engagement and help Christians navigate ...

Christianity Corrupted

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  • Author : Marshall, Jermaine J.
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Release Date : 2021-09-22
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : Download or read online Christianity Corrupted written by Marshall, Jermaine J., published by Orbis Books which was released on 2021-09-22. Get Christianity Corrupted Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Quinton Hosford Dixie,Peter R. Eisenstadt
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : Provides a detailed account of Howard Thurman's experiences while traveling in India in 1935, describes his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi, who taught Thurman about nonviolent resistance, and discusses the impact of his trip on his religious philosophy and the course of the civil rights movement in the United States....

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  • Author : John R. Shook
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • Total pages : 2698
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers includes both academic and non-academic philosophers, anda large number of female and minority thinkers whose work has been neglected. It includes those intellectualsinvolved in the development of psychology, pedagogy, sociology, anthropology, education, theology, politicalscience, and several other fields, before these disciplines came to be ...

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  • Author : Edward G. Simmons
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : In a series of ruminations, Edward G. Simmons brings a lifetime’s experiences, along with biblical and historical insights, to the ethical problems faced by Christians living under the impact of President Trump. Teaching values and respect for truth to college students and Christians of all varieties, he sometimes lectures ...

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  • Author : Sarah Azaransky
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0807095338
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Summary : This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement identifies a network of black Christian intellectuals and activists who looked abroad, even in other religious traditions, for ideas and practices that could transform American democracy. From the 1930s to the 1950s, they drew lessons from independence ...