The Church Struggle In South Africa / Edition 25

The Church Struggle In South Africa / Edition 25

by John W. De Gruchy
     
 

No more heartrending yet hopeful case study in Christian ethics exists than in the story of South African apartheid and its recent decisive transformation. John de Gruchy's authoritative and newly updated account of Christian complicity with and then resistance to one of the world's most notoriously repressive regimes holds indispensable lessons and "dangerous… See more details below

Overview

No more heartrending yet hopeful case study in Christian ethics exists than in the story of South African apartheid and its recent decisive transformation. John de Gruchy's authoritative and newly updated account of Christian complicity with and then resistance to one of the world's most notoriously repressive regimes holds indispensable lessons and "dangerous memories" for all concerned about evil, justice, and racial reconciliation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800637552
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Edition description:
Anniversary
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Postscript to the third edition : locating The church struggle in South Africa in the wider historiography of the church in South Africa
1Historical origins1
2Apartheid and the churches51
3The growing conflict101
4Black renaissance, protest, and challenge144
5Resistance, repression and the transition to democracy184
6From church struggle to church struggles223
AppReligious affiliation in South Africa in 1996261

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