Regular Posts Tagged : ‘gospel’
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By Tom Strode Evangelical Christians can learn much from William Wilberforce’s example about God’s power in working through His people to overcome grave social evils, says Southern Baptist ethics leader Richard Land. Land and other evangelical leaders commented on the lessons to be learned from Wilberforce on the occasion of the theatrical opening this weekend of “Amazing Grace,” a new movie about the British abolitionist. The movie is being released on the 200th anniversary of Parliament’s vote to ban the […]

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God of the Oppressed, James Cone, Briggs Prof. of Systematic Theology, Union Theological Seminary (Orbis Books 1997) In his reflections on God, Jesus, suffering, and liberation, James H. Cone relates the gospel message to the experience of the black community. But a wider theme of the book is the role that social and historical context plays in framing the questions we address to God as well as the mode of the answers provided. As presented on www.amazon.com.

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Jesus and the Disinherited, Howard Thurman (d.81 Dean Marsh Chapel Boston Univ., Chair H. Thurman Ed. Trust) In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman (1900-1981), the first black dean of Marsh Chapel at Boston University and cofounder of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco, California, the first inter-racially copastored church in America, demonstrates how the Gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. […]

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