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|Named Person:||Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Willis Jenkins; Jennifer M McBride
|Description:||xiv, 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : communal receptions and constructive readings for the twenty-first century / Jennifer M. McBride --
Notes on appropriation and reciprocity : prompts from Bonhoeffer and King's communitarian ethic / Emilie M. Townes --
King and Bonhoeffer as Protestant saints : the use and misuse of contested legacies / Stephen R. Haynes --
Bonhoeffer, King, and feminism : problems and possibilities / Rachel Muers --
Political order, political violence, and ethical limits / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
Life worthy of life : the social ecologies of Bonhoeffer and King / Larry L. Rasmussen --
Theology and the problem of racism / Josiah U. Young III --
Bonhoeffer, King, and themes in Catholic social thought / M. Shawn Copeland --
Church, world, and Christian charity / Timothy P. Jackson --
The cross and its victims : Bonhoeffer, King, and martyrdom / Craig J. Slane --
Bonhoeffer on the road to King : "turning from the phraseological to the real" / Charles Marsh --
Interpreting pastors as activists / Richard W. Wills Sr. --
Preaching and prophetic witness / Raphael Gamaliel Warnock --
Embodying redemption : King and the engagement of social sin / Stephen G. Ray Jr. --
Culture in Bonhoeffer and King : Deweyan naturalism in action / Andre C. Willis --
Peacemaking / Glen H. Stassen --
Spiritualities of justice, peace, and freedom for the oppressed / Geffrey B. Kelly --
Overhearing resonances : Jesus and ethics in King and Bonhoeffer / Gary M. Simpson --
Reconciliation as worshiping community / Michael Battle --
Conclusion : Christian social ethics after Bonhoeffer and King / Willis Jenkins.
|Responsibility:||edited by Willis Jenkins and Jennifer M. McBride.|
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"Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, Jr. - these giants of recent Christian social thought are here reassessed for a new context and a new generation. Both combined activism, ministry, and theology. Each took on public roles in opposition to prevailing powers of their time. Each professed a kind of Christian realism and ended as martyrs to their respective causes. Here many of the leaders in Christian social thought revisit the insights, causes, and strategies that Bonhoeffer and King employed for a new generation and its concerns: race, reconciliation, nonviolence, political violence, Christian theological identity, and ministry" -- BACK COVER.
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- Bonhoeffer, Dietrich, -- 1906-1945.
- King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968.
- Christian sociology.
- Christian ethics.
- Church and social problems.
- Social ethics.
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