Activist theology /

In this searing and personal book, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza bridges the gap between academia and activism, bringing the wisdom of the streets to the work of scholarship, all for the sake of marginalized communities. This interdisciplinary work draws on continental philosophy, queer theology, and cri...

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Main Author: Henderson-Espinoza, Robyn (Author)
Other Authors: Bedford, Nancy Elizabeth (writer of foreword.)
Format: eBook
Published: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, 2019.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword: So what?
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The what and why of activist theology
  • 1. The darkness of Holy Saturday : rupturing complacency and becoming transformation
  • 2. Turning tables in the temple : disruption
  • 3. The struggle is real
  • 4. The Psalmist sings : the poetry of protest
  • 5. Following the ways of Jesus: enacting radical social change
  • 6. Old wine in new wineskins : reframing theology as activism
  • 7. Economic supremacy : when class ascendency doesn't work in your favor
  • 8. Activist theology's resilience : a year after Charlottesville
  • Coda : poetry by Ree Belle
  • Further reading.
  • Poetry by Ree Belle: Black pain ; Poetic confessions ; Just cry ; Letter to my unborn child ; Damend ; Waiting... ; Black fire ; Untitled ; This world ; Free? ; Stormy ; Transformed by death ; Black beauty / Brittini "Ree Belle" Gray.