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 neighborhood organizing within the US and extra lately in Britain has coincided with the constructing value of social routine and identification politics, debates approximately citizenship, social capital, civil society, and faith within the public sphere. At a time while participation in formal political approach and club of religion teams have either declined dramatically, group organizing has supplied a brand new chance for small group teams, marginalized city groups, and other people of religion to interact in powerful political motion in the course of the advancements of inter-faith and cross-cultural coalitions of teams. even with its renewed attractiveness, little serious consciousness has been paid to group organizing.

This booklet locations neighborhood organizing inside debates concerning the position of faith within the public sphere and the increase of public theology lately. The e-book explores the heritage, method, and achievements of neighborhood organizing, carrying out a sequence of conversations with key group organizers within the US and Britain. This quantity breaks new flooring by means of starting to articulate a cross-cultural and inter-faith ‘Theology for group Organizing’ that arises from clean readings of Liberation Theology.

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