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Conceptions of God, Freedom, and Ethics in African American and Jewish Theology (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)

Buhring, Kurt

Published by Palgrave Macmillan
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Title: Conceptions of God, Freedom, and Ethics in ...

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Binding: Hardcover

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2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRAB1; HRLB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 219 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 408. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781403984791

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This book is a consideration of major contemporary African American and Jewish theological understandings of God, human nature, moral evil, suffering, and ethics, utilizing the work of James Cone and Emil Fackenheim.  Specifically, it examines how profound faith in a just God is sustained, and even strengthened, in the face of particularly horrific and long-standing evil and suffering in a community.  The constructive portion of the book explores theological possibilities by focusing on the concepts of human freedom, resistance, and responsibility--all grounded in divine gift--as an effective and meaningful response to oppression and despair.

Product Description: This book is a consideration of major contemporary Black and Jewish understanding of God, examining how profound faith in a just God is sustained, and even strengthened, in the face of particularly horrific and long-standing evil and suffering in a community.

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