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

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

by Sharon Delgado
ISBN-10:
0800662202
ISBN-13:
9780800662202
Pub. Date:
10/28/2007
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

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

Shaking the Gates of Hell proposes a way for people of faith to respond to the growing power of corporations and their domination of the world's cultures, governments, and global institutions.

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ISBN-13: 9780800662202
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 1,007,284
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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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