New PDF release: A Theology of Community Organizing: Power to the People

By Chris Shannahan

ISBN-10: 0415890934

ISBN-13: 9780415890939

The emerging value of group organizing within the US and extra lately in Britain has coincided with the constructing importance of social events and id politics, debates approximately citizenship, social capital, civil society, and faith within the public sphere. At a time while participation in formal political technique and club of religion teams have either declined dramatically, neighborhood organizing has supplied a brand new chance for small group teams, marginalized city groups, and folks of religion to interact in powerful political motion in the course of the advancements of inter-faith and cross-cultural coalitions of teams. regardless of its renewed recognition, little severe consciousness has been paid to group organizing.

This ebook locations neighborhood organizing inside debates concerning the position of faith within the public sphere and the increase of public theology in recent times. The ebook explores the background, technique, and achievements of group organizing, undertaking a sequence of conversations with key neighborhood organizers within the US and Britain. This quantity breaks new floor by way of starting to articulate a cross-cultural and inter-faith ‘Theology for neighborhood Organizing’ that arises from clean readings of Liberation Theology.

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