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Liberating Faith: Religious Voices for Justice, Peace, and Ecological Wisdom
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Liberating Faith: Religious Voices for Justice, Peace, and Ecological Wisdom (Paperback)

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This sweeping new anthology shows how religion has joined with and learned from movements for social justice, peace, and ecological wisdom. Liberating Faith surveys the entire range of religious social activism: from liberation theology and feminist religion to ecotheology and peace activism. It includes theology, social critique, position papers, denominational statements, manifestos, rituals, prayers, biographical accounts, and journalistic descriptions of real world struggles, beginning with a survey of ethical teachings from traditional sources. Following sections deal with "precursor" voices before the 20th century, Gandhi's exemplary vision, overviews of the connections between religion, society, and political movements, and impassioned accounts of particular issues. Containing voices from a multitude of traditions, national settings, and perspectives. Liberating Faith includes writings by Latin American liberation theologians and radical American religious activists, statements on social justice by the Pope and environmental morality by the Eastern Orthodox Patriarch, religious critiques of collective and interpersonal violence, passionate denunciations of racism and quiet eloquence which demands that we all stand up for morality in dark times. Among the more than eighty authors are Thomas Berry, Thich Nhat Hanh, Abraham Heschel, Martin Luther King, Winona Laduke, Michael Lerner, Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, Judith Plaskow, Rosemary Ruether, and Vandana Shiva. An invaluable teaching resource and the definitive introduction to global religious social activism, this book offers a visionary alternative to both repressive fundamentalism and spiritless secularism.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical activismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsOther Religions, Cults and alternatives to religionReligious institutions & organizationsReligion & BeliefsReligion: general Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 14/11/2003 ISBN-13: 9780742525351  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Roger S. Gottlieb is professor of philosophy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is the author and editor of eleven books on politics, religion, philosophy, and environmentalism.

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