Disruptive Christian Ethics

Disruptive Christian Ethics

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by Traci C West
     
 

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ISBN-10: 066422959X

ISBN-13: 9780664229597

Pub. Date: 11/25/2009

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

This book brings to the fore the difficult realities of racism and the sexual violation of women. Traci West argues for a liberative method of Christian social ethics in which the discussion begins not with generic philosophical concepts but in the concrete realities of the lives of the socially and economically marginalized.

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This book brings to the fore the difficult realities of racism and the sexual violation of women. Traci West argues for a liberative method of Christian social ethics in which the discussion begins not with generic philosophical concepts but in the concrete realities of the lives of the socially and economically marginalized.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664229597
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/25/2009
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
638,365
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Prefacexi
Introductionxiii
Part ILiberating Concepts
Chapter 1Context: Niebuhr's Ethics and Harlem Activists3
Chapter 2Terms: Feminist/Womanist Ethics and Sexual Violation36
Part IILiberating Practice
Chapter 3Policy: The Bible and Welfare Reform75
Chapter 4Liturgy: Church Worship and White Superiority112
Chapter 5Leadership: Dissenting Leaders and Heterosexism141
Notes181
Index209

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Disruptive Christian Ethics 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
bostonredsoxfan More than 1 year ago
Prof. West uses real-life stories to teach, challenge, and enlighten, as she encourages the reader, firmly but gently, to consider the uses and abuses of power and privelege.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago