The Resource Changing the script : an authentically faithful and authentically progressive political theology for the 21st century, Daniel Schultz, (ebook)

Changing the script : an authentically faithful and authentically progressive political theology for the 21st century, Daniel Schultz, (ebook)

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Changing the script : an authentically faithful and authentically progressive political theology for the 21st century
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Changing the script
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an authentically faithful and authentically progressive political theology for the 21st century
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Daniel Schultz
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eng
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In recent years, and in particular since the election of Barack Obama, the religious conversation in America has been dominated by calls for progressives to move beyond 'partisanship' by reaching out to evangelicals in order to create a 'big tent' on social issues such as abortion and marriage equality, despite the lack of evidence that such a strategy can or ever did work. This misguided notion that we can build a shared political and religious center has for the most part shut out true progressive voices, allowing a small conservative minority to control the political and religious debate in this country, with only the most tepid of moral criticism from the religious centrists who claim to desire bipartisan consensus. In Changing the Script, Daniel Schultz, one of the leading progressive religious voices in America today, builds upon the insights of Old Testament scholar and theologian Walter Brueggemann to identify five 'scripts' that exercise unseen power in our society: the therapeutic, technological, consumerist, militarist, and conformist. Confronting each of these scripts and the actions of both the Right and the Left that have allowed them to take root in our culture, Schultz voices a perspective that shows what an authentically progressive and authentically faithful religious ideal would truly look like
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Midwest
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Schultz, Daniel
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261.7
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non fiction
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  • Brueggemann, Walter
  • Liberalism
  • Christianity and politics
  • Political theology
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adult
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Changing the script : an authentically faithful and authentically progressive political theology for the 21st century, Daniel Schultz, (ebook)
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9781935439288
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MWT11873409
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Changing the script : an authentically faithful and authentically progressive political theology for the 21st century, Daniel Schultz, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781935439288
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11873409
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11873409
System control number
MWT11873409
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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