Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization [NOOK Book]

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Shaking the Gates of Hell astutely analyzes the major threats facing humanity that are exacerbated by economic globalization, provides an invaluable overview of the global economy and its institutional functioning, and offers a powerful vision for faith-led resistance and hope for transformation.

About the Author:
Sharon Delgado is an ordained United Methodist minister and ...

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Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization

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Overview

Shaking the Gates of Hell astutely analyzes the major threats facing humanity that are exacerbated by economic globalization, provides an invaluable overview of the global economy and its institutional functioning, and offers a powerful vision for faith-led resistance and hope for transformation.

About the Author:
Sharon Delgado is an ordained United Methodist minister and founder and Executive Director of interfaith Earth Justice Ministries

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451418286
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 856,624
  • File size: 700 KB

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Introduction: A Moment of Profound Choice     1
The Gates of Hell: Undoing Creation
The Earth as Primary Revelation     11
Deforestation Is Hell: Loss of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Destruction     22
The Heat Is On: Our Changing Atmosphere     30
A Toxic Future? The Environment and Human Health     37
Engineering the Future: Techno-Utopia or Techno-Hell?     45
Race to the Bottom: Facing the Abyss     56
The Infernal Whirlwind: Violence, Terror, and War     73
Corporate Globalization: The System is Designed for the Results It Is Being
The Powers of This World     83
A Modern Parable: The Beast of Corporate Globalization     100
Economic Insanity: An Overview of the Global Economy     106
Of, By, and For the Corporations: A System of Corporate Rule     130
The Unholy Trinity: The IMF, World Bank, and WTO     147
No More Mr. Nice Guy: The Corporate Security State     165
The Iron Fist: Enforcing Corporate Globalization     173
Shaking the Gates of Hell Faith-Led Resistance
The Triumph of God over the Powers     191
A Better World Is Possible: The Movement for Global Justice     215
Faith-Led Resistance as a Way of Life     228
Conclusion: Bythe Power at Work within Us     246
Notes     253
Index     279
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