Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting World (Google eBook)
A year 2000 Finalist in the ECPA book competition! Accounts of injustice from our own communities and from around the world often leave us feeling outraged and helpless. We wonder what we can possibly do in response. And we wonder where is the God of justice? Jesus, however, said, "Take heart! I have overcome the world." Gary Haugen sees the truth of Jesus' claim vindicated throughout Scripture, which portrays a God who rises up against injustice. He also sees this truth in the lives of sometimes little-known Christians who through the years have courageously confronted evil when they saw it. Here he tells stories of these witnesses of hope in a hurting world. The good news about injustice is that God is against it. God is in the business of using the unlikely to perform the holy, Haugen contends. And in this book he not only offers stories of courageous witnesses past and present, he also calls the body of Christ to action. He offers concrete guidance on the ways and means its members can rise up to seek justice throughout the world.
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Review: Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting WorldUser Review - Liz - Goodreads
Gary Haugen is the president of International Justice Mission. Good News about Injustice is an entry-level book for anyone who vaguely senses that the world is not just and God might have something to ... Read full review
Review: Good News About Injustice: A Witness of Courage in a Hurting WorldUser Review - Ryan Vroegindewey - Goodreads
Essentially about how it is in God's very historical character to care for the poor, marginalized, and oppressed, and so it should be what characterizes Christians as well. Haugen and this book were one of the forerunners of the recent resurgence of Christian movements for justice. Read full review