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Return to Justice : Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience.

Author: Soong-Chan Rah; Gary VanderPol
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Brazos Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Electronic books
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Rah, Soong-Chan.
Return to Justice: Six Movements That Reignited Our Contemporary Evangelical Conscience.
Grand Rapids : Brazos Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Soong-Chan Rah; Gary VanderPol
ISBN: 9781493404537 1493404539 9781493404513 1493404512
OCLC Number: 957127805
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
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.

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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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