Bonhoeffer and King: Speaking Truth to Power (Google eBook)

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2005 - Religion - 160 pages
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A study of two of the most significant prophetic leaders in the twentieth century, J. Deotis Roberts'sBonhoeffer and Kingis an instructive work in theological ethics. This book considers and compares the theological reflections that guided Bonhoeffer's courageous stand against Nazism and King's quest for civil rights in America.

  

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A good introduction to the thought and life of both Bonhoeffer and King. Not a lot of depth to the study, unfortunately, and very little analysis of the similarities of the two thinkers. The writing ... Read full review

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A good introduction to the thought and life of both Bonhoeffer and King. Not a lot of depth to the study, unfortunately, and very little analysis of the similarities of the two thinkers. The writing ... Read full review

Contents

Person Time and Place
3
Biography as Theology
9
Academic and Spiritual Growth
19
Formative Experiences in Ministry
25
Major Theological Resources
33
Race and Ethnicity
41
Love in Action
49
Confronting Collective Evils
55
Gandhi
61
The Relationship of Church and State
75
The Presence of the Kingdom of God
125
Select Bibliography
149
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J. Deotis Roberts is a highly esteemed theologian who was one of the founders of the Black Theology movement. He has taught and held administrative posts at a number of theological institutions. Among his books are The Prophethood of Black Believers: An African American Political Theology for Ministry, Black Theology in Dialogue, Liberation and Reconciliation: A Black Theology, and A Black Political Theology, all available from WJK.

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