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Joining Hands

Politics And Religion Together For Social Change, 1st Edition

By Roger S. Gottlieb


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Did Martin Luther King's spiritual understanding of political struggle truly help the Civil Rights movement? Can breast cancer victims incorporate both spiritual wisdom and political action in their fight for life? Confronting questions that challenge the foundations of both politics and spirituality, Roger S. Gottlieb presents a brave new account

Table of Contents

PART I, 1 Two Ways of World Making, 2 The Time Is Ripe, 3 Politics Teaching Religion, 4 Religion Teaching Politics, PART II, 5 Redemptive Suffering and the Civil Rights Movement, 6 After Patriarchy: Feminist Politics and the Transformation of Religion, 7 Saving the World: Religion and Politics in the Environmental Movement, 8 Beyond Our Private Sorrows: Spirituality and Politics as Responses to Breast Cancer and Disability, 9 Toward Hope, Together

About the Author

Roger S. Gottlieb is a professor of philosophy in the department of humanities and arts at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is the author or editor of twelve books on politics, religion, the Holocaust, and ecology; and has contributed to numerous publications including Tikkun, the Boston Globe, Orion Afield, and Ethics. He lives in Boston.

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