On Earth as in Heaven: A Liberation Spirituality of Sharing

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1993 - Religion - 100 pages
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Noted social commentator and theologian Dorothee Soelle examines how the power of religion and faith can be used to transform an unjust world. Her discussions cross a broad range of topics. Soelle deals with the freedom bestowed by the Spirit of God, biblical roots of social liberation, and the need for a new religious language. This book will inspire all persons involved in working for God's will for the world.

 

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Contents

ONE Street People in the U S A
3
THREE Jesus and Womens SelfAcceptance
18
FOUR People Without Vision Perish
31
FIVE On Earth as in the West
52
SEVEN Gods Second Creation
67
Luke 2120
74
NINE In Search of a New Religious Language
81
TEN Freedom as Thirst for Liberation
90
EPILOGUE Prayer Based
99
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About the author (1993)

Dorothee Soelle was for many years Professor of Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Her works include The Strength of the Weak and On Earth as in Heaven.

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