Risking the Terror: Resurrection in This Life

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In Risking the Terror, Christine M. Smith challenges readers to open up their lives to the radical power of resurrection. Relating perspectives' from those who are oppressed, the author explores disciplines that enable Christians, and preachers in particular, to resist crucifixions and proclaim resurrection life.

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Overview

In Risking the Terror, Christine M. Smith challenges readers to open up their lives to the radical power of resurrection. Relating perspectives' from those who are oppressed, the author explores disciplines that enable Christians, and preachers in particular, to resist crucifixions and proclaim resurrection life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608995745
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 134

Meet the Author

Christine M. Smith is Professor of Preaching and Worship at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton, Minnesota. She is author of Preaching as Weeping, Confession, and Resistance and editor of Preaching Justice.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

1 Resurrection in This Life 1

2 Refusing to Abandon Life 5

Sermon: "!Es Posíble!-It Is Possible!" (Mt. 15:21-28; Isa. 55:1) 23

3 Drinking Pain and Resisting Crucifixions 30

Sermon: Anguish-A River of Possibility (Mark 11:15-19; Joel 2:1-2, 12-17a) 58

4 Risking the Terror of Resurrection 64

Sermon: Resurrection-Called Forth from Places of Hiding (John 20:19-29) 82

5 Untying Grave Clothes 88

Resurrection-Crossing over Bodies (Mt. 16:21-26) 114

Notes 119

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