Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil

by James Poling, James N. Poling
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800629043

ISBN-13: 9780800629045

Pub. Date: 05/01/1996

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

Deliver Us From Evil explores the history of resistance to racial and gender oppression-from a slave woman in nineteenth-century America to a woman patient of Sigmund Freud-and traces the failed promises of the American Revolution in the oppression of subordinate groups. Poling reviews resistance by analyzing communities that understand evil as the abuse of power.

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Deliver Us From Evil explores the history of resistance to racial and gender oppression-from a slave woman in nineteenth-century America to a woman patient of Sigmund Freud-and traces the failed promises of the American Revolution in the oppression of subordinate groups. Poling reviews resistance by analyzing communities that understand evil as the abuse of power. Also treated are definitions of evil and debates between womanist and feminist theologians. Jesus emerges as a model for marginalized and oppressed people, as Poling calls for prophetic acts of solidarity to create new possibilities for healing and justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800629045
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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