The Resource Writings on reconciliation and resistance., (ebook)

Writings on reconciliation and resistance., (ebook)

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Writings on reconciliation and resistance.
Title
Writings on reconciliation and resistance.
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Language
eng
Summary
If prophets are called to unveil and expose the illegitimacy of those principalities masquerading as the right and purportedly using their powers for the good, then Will D. Campbell is one of the foremost prophets in American religious history. Like Clarence Jordan and Dorothy Day, Campbell incarnates the radical iconoclastic vocation of standing in contraposition to society, naming and smashing the racial, economic, and political idols that seduce and delude. In this anthology Campbell diagnoses a problem afflicting much of the church today. Zealous to make a difference in the world by acquiring the power of legislation and enforcement, Christians employ society's political science rather than the scandalous politics of Jesus. Although well-intentioned, Christians are, Campbell laments, mistakenly up to our steeples in politics. Campbell's prescription is for disciples simply to incarnate the reconciliation that Christ has achieved. Rather than crafting savvy strategies and public policies, Do nothing, Campbell counsels. Be reconciled! Yet his encouragement to do nothing is no endorsement of passivity or apolitical withdrawal. Rather, Campbell calls for disciples to give their lives in irrepressible resistance against all principalities and powers that would impede or deny our reconciliation in Christ--an unrelenting prophetic challenge leveled especially at institutional churches, as well as Christian colleges and universities. In sermons, difficult-to-access journal articles, and archival manuscripts, Campbell then develops what reconciliation looks like. Being the church, for example, means identifying with, and advocating for, society's least one-including violent offenders, disenfranchised minorities, and even militant bigots. In fact, in Campbell's ordo the scorned sectarian and disinherited denizen is often closer to the peculiar Christian genius than are society's well-healed powerbrokers. Disciples seeking to discern their calling can hardly do better than taking direction from this bootleg, pulpitless preacher
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Midwest
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Campbell, Will D
Dewey number
261.70973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Christianity and politics
  • Church and social problems
  • Reconciliation
  • Social action
  • Christianity
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Writings on reconciliation and resistance., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630879020
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12318974
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remote
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MWT12318974
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Writings on reconciliation and resistance., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630879020
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12318974
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12318974
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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