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Reflections Over the Long Haul: A Memoir

Robert McAfee Brown

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ISBN 10: 0664224040 / ISBN 13: 9780664224042
Published by Westminster John Knox Press, 2005
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Generically inscribed ("Enjoy") and SIGNED, on the title page, by Sydney Brown, Robert Brown's wife and author of the prologue in this volume. There is a spot on the top page edges and the unclipped dust jacket has a scratch on the rear panel. The jacket is sleeved in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 11072532

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Title: Reflections Over the Long Haul: A Memoir

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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Robert McAfee Brown was one of the greatest public theologians of his day. He was a pacifist who enlisted as a chaplain in World War II and who later aligned himself with his students to resist the draft and protest the war during Vietnam; a supporter of civil rights who went on the Freedom Ride to Selma and fought for farm workers' rights; and an ecumenist who participated in interreligious dialogue among Protestant, Jews, and Roman Catholics.

This is his memoir, the story of a modest man who lived life according to his conscience and his faith and who was a model for responsible social activism within and outside of the church. Interspersed with his writing are thoughts from his family members on the turbulent and sometimes frightening events through which they all lived.

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Robert McAfee Brown was a well-known theologian, writer, teacher, and social activist. He authored many books, including The Bible Speaks to You; Liberation Theology: An Introductory Guide; Reclaiming the Bible; Religion and Violence; Theology in a New Key; and, a novel, Dark the Night, Wild the Sea, all published by Westminster John Knox Press.

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