A Theology of Community Organizing: Power to the People by Chris Shannahan

By Chris Shannahan

The emerging significance of group organizing within the US and extra lately in Britain has coincided with the constructing value of social routine and id politics, debates approximately citizenship, social capital, civil society, and faith within the public sphere. At a time whilst participation in formal political approach and club of religion teams have either declined dramatically, neighborhood organizing has supplied a brand new chance for small neighborhood teams, marginalized city groups, and other people of religion to have interaction in potent political motion during the advancements of inter-faith and cross-cultural coalitions of teams. despite its renewed reputation, little severe consciousness has been paid to group organizing.

This publication locations neighborhood organizing inside of debates in regards to the position of faith within the public sphere and the increase of public theology in recent times. The e-book explores the heritage, technique, and achievements of neighborhood organizing, accomplishing a chain of conversations with key group organizers within the US and Britain. This quantity breaks new flooring through commencing to articulate a cross-cultural and inter-faith ‘Theology for group Organizing’ that arises from clean readings of Liberation Theology.

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