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Justice In An Unjust World
     

Justice In An Unjust World

by Karen Lebacqz
 

ISBN-10: 0806623004

ISBN-13: 9780806623009

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

Have we heard the cry for justice that rises from humanity suffering from varieties of injustice: economic, sexual, political, cultural, verbal? Or, what is more, have Christians on occasion, knowingly or unknowingly, acquiesced in-or even contributed to-injustice? By means of powerful and dramatic use of biblical images and models, Dr. Lebacqz sets before us the

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Have we heard the cry for justice that rises from humanity suffering from varieties of injustice: economic, sexual, political, cultural, verbal? Or, what is more, have Christians on occasion, knowingly or unknowingly, acquiesced in-or even contributed to-injustice? By means of powerful and dramatic use of biblical images and models, Dr. Lebacqz sets before us the justice of God and God's call for us to heed the cry of the suffering and to work for justice in an unjust world.

About the Author:
Karen Lebacqz is Professor Emerita of Theological Ethics at the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806623009
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     7
Jeopardy
Rupture: The Reign of Injustice     10
Rue: Christian Complicity     38
Ruminations: On Ethical Method in an Unjust World     51
Justice
Righteousness: Injustice and God     70
Resistance: Injustice and the Oppressed     86
Redress: Injustice and the Oppressor     103
Jubilee
Reclamation: Justice in an Unjust World     122
Renovation: From Injustice to Justice     136
Ramifications: Implications for a Theory of Justice     148
Notes     161
Index     189

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