americas original sin pdf

Book Title : America s Original Sin
Author : Jim Wallis
Publisher : Brazos Press
Release Date : 2016-01-12
Pages : 272
ISBN : 9781493403486
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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America's problem with race has deep roots, with the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of one race of people and the enslavement of another. Racism is truly our nation's original sin. "It's time we right this unacceptable wrong," says bestselling author and leading Christian activist Jim Wallis. Fifty years ago, Wallis was driven away from his faith by a white church that considered dealing with racism to be taboo. His participation in the civil rights movement brought him back when he discovered a faith that commands racial justice. Yet as recent tragedies confirm, we continue to suffer from the legacy of racism. The old patterns of white privilege are colliding with the changing demographics of a diverse nation. The church has been slow to respond, and Sunday morning is still the most segregated hour of the week. In America's Original Sin, Wallis offers a prophetic and deeply personal call to action in overcoming the racism so ingrained in American society. He speaks candidly to Christians--particularly white Christians--urging them to cross a new bridge toward racial justice and healing. Whenever divided cultures and gridlocked power structures fail to end systemic sin, faith communities can help lead the way to grassroots change. Probing yet positive, biblically rooted yet highly practical, this book shows people of faith how they can work together to overcome the embedded racism in America, galvanizing a movement to cross the bridge to a multiracial church and a new America.

Book Title : Strategic Doing
Author : Edward Morrison
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2019-05-01
Pages : 224
ISBN : 9781119578406
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Ten skills for agile leadership Complex challenges are all around us—they impact our companies, our communities, and our planet. This complexity and the emergence of networks is changing the practice of strategic management. Today’s leaders need to understand how to design and guide complex collaborations to accelerate innovation and change—collaborations that cross boundaries both inside and outside organizations. Strategic Doing introduces you to the new disciplines of agile strategy and collaborative leadership. You’ll learn how to design and guide complex collaborations by following a discipline of simple rules that you won’t find anywhere else. • Unleash the power of true collaboration • Learn and master the 10 skills of agile leadership • Apply individual skills to targeted situations • Introduces a new discipline of leadership strategy Filled with compelling case studies, Strategic Doing outlines a new discipline of leadership strategy specifically designed for open, loosely-connected networks.

Book Title : Civil Society and World Regions
Author : Lorenzo Fioramonti
Publisher : Lexington Books
Release Date : 2013-12-11
Pages : 204
ISBN : 9780739187111
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Civil Society and World Regions contributes to the agenda of “new regionalism” by providing an up-to-date overview of the contributions of civil society to regions across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Book Title : Theologies of the Gospel in Context
Author : David Schnasa Jacobsen
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release Date : 2017-08-25
Pages : 176
ISBN : 9781498299251
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Many preachers and teachers of preaching talk about the gospel; few name it. Theologies of the Gospel in Context assembles a gifted group of homileticians who think that preachers need to be able to articulate the gospel not "in general," but in a certain time and place, in context. They consider what gospel sounds like for people under oppression, in capitalist economies, in neocolonial contexts, for survivors of trauma, and for disestablished mainline churches marred by racism. Preachers will appreciate these preacher/scholars' desire to articulate the gospel with clarity, especially since the term is so often left unexplained. Homileticians will see a new genre of doing their work as teachers and researchers in preaching: a vision that helps preaching see itself not just as an adjunct to exegesis or communication, but a place of doing theology. In these pages homiletics is more than technique, it is a truly theological discipline.

Book Title : Economic and Social Progress in Latin America
Author : Inter-American Development Bank
Publisher :
Release Date : 2007
Pages :
ISBN : UCAL:B5240803
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Book Title : Sisters in Sin
Author : Katie N. Johnson
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2006-04-20
Pages : 265
ISBN : 9780521855051
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An analysis of the prostitute in American realist theatre and the forgotten genre of 'brothel drama'.

Book Title : Be Not Afraid
Author : Tom Cordaro
Publisher :
Release Date : 2008-01-01
Pages : 326
ISBN : UOM:39015078802124
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"Examines the dominant U.S. narrative about terrorism told after September 11, 2001, its historical context, and its relation to the War on Terror and outlines a faith-based, democratic alternative narrative for the United States that is centered on peace rooted in justice. Includes recommendations for individuals and communities"--Provided by publisher.

Book Title : Ancestral Grace
Author : Diarmuid Ó Murchú
Publisher :
Release Date : 2008
Pages : 270
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131799244
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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".....It's the story of the human race and God's unfailing presence. ...." "This fascinating account of humankind, from our beginnings in Africa seven million years ago to the present, blends history, anthropology, and spirituality to demonstrate that god has been and always will be with us. ...[from back cover]

Book Title : Ideas for Development in the Americas
Author :
Publisher :
Release Date : 2003
Pages :
ISBN : IND:30000075075089
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Book Title : Securing the Borders and America s Points of Entry
Author :
Publisher :
Release Date : 2010-01-01
Pages : 247
ISBN : UOM:39015090407787
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