Becoming A Justice Seeking Congregation

Overview

Based on sound biblical, theological, and liturgical grounding, Becoming a Justice Seeking Congregation offers practical know-how strategies from McElvaney's ministry and from the experiences of others addressing justice issues in a variety of settings. Idealism and realism are combined in a "rubber hits the road" local church kind of justice discernment and discovery.

Designed as an ecumenical study guide for local congregations, clergy groups, and seminarians, Becoming a ...

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Overview

Based on sound biblical, theological, and liturgical grounding, Becoming a Justice Seeking Congregation offers practical know-how strategies from McElvaney's ministry and from the experiences of others addressing justice issues in a variety of settings. Idealism and realism are combined in a "rubber hits the road" local church kind of justice discernment and discovery.

Designed as an ecumenical study guide for local congregations, clergy groups, and seminarians, Becoming a Justice Seeking Congregation addresses the why, what, where, and how questions related to practicing justice. It provides a fresh invitation for the church to work for systemic change in the world.

Advance praise for Becoming a Justice Seeking Congregation

"Bill McElvaney is a reliable and sure-footed guide who traces out the deep and urgent connections between faith and social reality. In this book he brings both his long years of reflective study and his heart filled with passion to the hard issues facing faith. Readers will surely feel both assured and summoned by his words."

-Walter Brueggemann, Emeritus Professor of Old

Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia

"For forty years I have witnessed and appreciated Bill McElvaney's consistent commitment to the struggle for social justice and peace. His faithful track record in this challenging area of ministry gives him the practical and theological authority to write this book."

-Zan W. Holmes, Jr., Pastor emeritus, St. Luke

Community United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440153532
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/4/2009
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 750,682
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

William K. McElvaney is a long time peace and justice advocate in both the local church and the academy. He served fifteen years as pastor of United Methodist congregations; twelve years as president of Saint Paul School of Theology (United Methodist) in Kansas City, Missouri; and eight years as LeVan Professor of Preaching and Worship, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
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