you are here: topics / social-environmental-ministry 451-468 of 538 « 26 of 30 »    

What’s Wrong With the Christian Right

Jan Linn’s forceful and carefully reasoned analysis of what’s wrong with the Christian Right sets out an agenda for dialogue that needs to be taken very seriously, especially in this pivotal election year.

read more

Enough Religion to Make Us Hate: Reflections on Religion and Politics

Victor Griffin – former Dean of St Parick’s Cathedral, Dublin – describes the experience of being brought up as a member of the minority Protestant community in the Republic of Ireland.
‘Perfect basic material for study in the parochial setting… Properly used throughout the Church of Ireland, the result could be a lot of better informed, far more deeply concerned, and far more determinedly anti-sectarian people.’ – Church of Ireland Gazette

read more
Topics: Social & Environmental Ministry. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

Broken We Kneel: Reflections on Faith and Citizenship

Diana Butler Bass examines the contours of the uniquely American relationship between church and state, Christian identity and patriotism, citizenship and congregational life.

read more
Topics: Social & Environmental Ministry. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet’s Future

A nice survey of the range of religious environmental activism around the world. Gottlieb’s vision sees social and environmental change being brought about by the recognition of God as Nature.

read more
Topics: Social & Environmental Ministry. Resource Types: Books.

More Than Chains and Toil: A Christian Work Ethic of Enslaved Women

Examines the roles, lives, and philosophies of life of the African-American slave woman during the period of slavery in the United States and later. Dr. Martin, a Presbyterian minister, describes and dissects how the Christian religion of the slaveowner was used (and abused) by him to control his slaves, but also demonstrates how the slave women (and men) found in the same Christianity the key to their survival.

read more
Topics: Social & Environmental Ministry and The Arts & Culture. Ages: Adult. Resource Types: Books.

Nickle and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

Anyone who cares at all about economic justice must read Barbara Ehrenreich’s account of trying to support herself on low wage jobs:

“The worst, for some reason, are the Visible Christians–like the ten-person table, all jolly and sanctified after Sunday night service, who run me mercilessly and then leave me $1 on a $92 bill.”

read more
you are here: topics / social-environmental-ministry 451-468 of 538 « 26 of 30 »