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Advocating for justice : an evangelical vision for transforming systems and structures

Author: Stephen Offutt; David Bronkema; Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy; Robb Davis, PhD; Gregg Okesson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Academic, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christians are increasingly interested in justice issues. Relief and development work are important, but beyond that is a need for advocacy. This book shows how transforming systems and structures results in lasting change, providing theological rationale and strategies of action for evangelicals passionate about justice. Each of the authors contributes both academic expertise and extensive practical experience to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Offutt, Stephen.
Advocating for justice.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, 2016
(OCoLC)957128051
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Offutt; David Bronkema; Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy; Robb Davis, PhD; Gregg Okesson
ISBN: 9780801097652 0801097657
OCLC Number: 940795831
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. The problem defined. --
An evangelical approach to advocacy: definitions and underpinnings --
Transformational advocacy: past foundations, current challenges, and new frontiers for Evangelical action --
Part 2. An evangelical theology of advocacy. --
Theology of advocacy: God, power, and advocacy --
Transformational advocacy and power: the state and social institutions --
The role of the church --
Part 3. An evangelical practice of advocacy. --
Transformational advocacy practice: witness of the local and global church and the parachurch --
Challenges and tensions in transformational advocacy and steps for overcoming them.
Responsibility: Stephen Offutt, F. David Bronkema, Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, Robb Davis, Gregg Okesson.

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Provides theological rationale and strategies of action for evangelicals passionate about justice, showing them how to advocate for lasting change.  Read more...
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