Passion for Justice: Retrieving the Legacies of Walter Rauschenbusch, John A. Ryan, and Reinhold Niebuhr

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 400 pages
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This valuable book explores how theology, ethics, and public policy are related in the thoughts and lives of Walter Rauschenbusch, John A. Ryan, and Reinhold Niebuhr--three individuals who have each had a great impact on Christian thinking about justice.

 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
13
DISCOVERING THE CENTRALITY OF
27
CONCLUDING IMPLICATIONS FOR JUSTICE
56
INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE AGENCY
72
GOD
81
CHANNEL BUOYS FOR JUSTICE
87
POLICIES OF GOVERNMENT AND CHURCH
98
SOME CONCLUSIONS
107
NEW WINDS OF CHANGE
227
REDISTRIBUTION OF INCOME AND WEALTH
233
GUILDS FOR AN INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY
239
LABOR SHARING IN MANAGEMENT PROFITS
246
RETRIEVING CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY TO BACK
256
HUMAN NATURE AND AGENCY
264
INTERPRETATION OF CIRCUMSTANCES
282
GOD
298

JUSTICE BASED ON HUMAN DIGNITY
110
HUMAN NATURE AND AGENCY
117
THE ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OF JUSTICE
144
GODS NATURAL ORDER
160
RYANS EARLY PROGRAM FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE
173
CONCLUSION
187
CHRISTIAN REALISM
200
THE CONCEPTION OF JUSTICE
210
JUSTICE APPLIED
218
THE IDEAL AND ACTUAL REVISITED
307
THE WORKING STANDARDS OF JUSTICE
313
JUSTICE APPLIED
324
WE HAVE A LEGACY
341
RETRIEVING LEGACIES
344
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR SELFDEVELOPMENT
361
LEGACIES AND TASKS
382
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About the author (1992)

Harlan Beckley is Director of the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where he as taught since 1974.

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