Revolution of Values: Reclaiming Public Faith for the Common Good (Hardcover)

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  • 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award - Political and Social Sciences

The religious Right taught America to misread the Bible. Christians have misused Scripture to consolidate power, stoke fears, and defend against enemies. But people who have been hurt by the attacks of Christian nationalism can help us rediscover God's vision for faith in public life. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove explores how religious culture wars have misrepresented Christianity at the expense of the poor, and how listening to marginalized communities can help us hear God's call to love and justice in the world. He highlights people on the frontlines of issues ranging from immigration policy and voting rights to women's rights and environmental stewardship. Through these narratives, we encounter a recovery of values that upholds the dignity of all people. Rediscover hope for faithful public witness that serves the common good. Join the revolution.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780830845934
ISBN-10: 0830845933
Publisher: IVP Books
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2019
Pages: 216
Language: English