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Return to justice : six movements that reignited our contemporary evangelical conscience

Author: Soong-Chan Rah
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In recent years, there has been renewed interest by evangelicals in the topic of biblical social justice. Younger evangelicals and millennials, in particular, have shown increased concern for social issues. But this is not a recent development. Following World War II, a new movement of American evangelicals emerged who gradually increased their efforts on behalf of justice. This work explains the important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Soong-Chan Rah
ISBN: 9781587433764 1587433761
OCLC Number: 940957768
Description: xii, 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1. Justice is personal and relational. The power of personal story: John Perkins and the Christian Community Development Association --
The power of a personal connection: child sponsorship and global poverty --
Part 2. Justice is public and prophetic. World vision and the work of prophetic advocacy --
Sojourners as a prophetic voice for those on the margins --
Part 3. Justice confronts power in community. African-American evangelicals and the challenge of true racial reconciliation --
The Fraternidad Teológica Latinoamericana and the sharing of power in a globalized Christianity.
Responsibility: Soong-Chan Rah and Gary VanderPol.

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Explains the important historical context for evangelical reengagement with social justice issues and offers a way forward for contemporary Christians.  Read more...
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