Back to Top
Our Stores Contact Us Help
Welcome, {{username}} Log Out Log In   /  Sign Up

Advocating For Justice: An Evangelical Vision For Transforming Systems and Structures

Stephen OffuttF David BronkemaRobb DavisGregg OkessonKrisanne Vaillancourt Murphy

Advocating For Justice: An Evangelical Vision For Transforming Systems and Structures

Stephen OffuttF David BronkemaRobb DavisGregg OkessonKrisanne Vaillancourt Murphy

$26.99

Paperback
:Christians are increasingly interested in justice issues. Relief and development work are important, but beyond that is a need for advocacy. This book shows how transforming systems and structures results in lasting change, providing theological rationale and strategies of action for evangelicals passionate about justice. Each of the authors contributes both academic expertise and extensive practical experience to help readers debate, discuss, and discern more fully the call to evangelical advocacy. They also guide readers into prayerful, faithful, and wise processes of advocacy, especially in relation to addressing poverty.

- Publisher

You May Also Be Interested In

About "Advocating For Justice: An Evangelical Vision For Transforming Systems and Structures"

:Christians are increasingly interested in justice issues. Relief and development work are important, but beyond that is a need for advocacy. This book shows how transforming systems and structures results in lasting change, providing theological rationale and strategies of action for evangelicals passionate about justice. Each of the authors contributes both academic expertise and extensive practical experience to help readers debate, discuss, and discern more fully the call to evangelical advocacy. They also guide readers into prayerful, faithful, and wise processes of advocacy, especially in relation to addressing poverty.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Stephen Offutt

Stephen Offutt is Assistant Professor of Development Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, Kentucky. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Contemporary Religion, the Journal for the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Pneuma: The Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies, and Sociology of Religion. He has contributed to edited volumes such as The New Evangelical Social Engagement, Sociology of Religion: A Reader, and The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization. Offutt also writes for popular audiences, with work appearing in magazinC

Robb Davis

Robb Davis (PhD, Johns Hopkins University) is a council member of Davis City Council, Davis, California.

Gregg Okesson

Gregg Okesson (PhD, University of Leeds) is dean of the E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism at Asbury Theological Seminary.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents

    part One: The Problem Defined
    1. An Evangelical Approach To Advocacy
    definitions And Underpinnings
    2. Transformational Advocacy
    past Foundations, Current Challenges, And New Frontiers For Evangelical Action
    part Two: An Evangelical Theology Of Advocacy
    3. Theology Of Advocacy
    god, Power, And Advocacy
    4. Transformational Advocacy And Power
    the State And Social Institutions
    5. The Practice Of Transformational Advocacy
    the Role Of The Church
    part Three: An Evangelical Practice Of Advocacy
    6. Transformational Advocacy Practice
    witness Of The Local, Global, And Para-church
    7. Challenges And Tensions In Transformational Advocacy And Steps For Overcoming Them
    conclusion
    appendix 1: Case Studies
    appendix 2: Immigration Reform
    appendix 3: Millennium Development Goals
    appendix 4: Hiv/aids
    appendix 5: Environment And Creation
    index

Available Now.

3 Available
Quantity

Add to Wishlist

WHY WAIT!

Expected to ship tomorrow from Australia.

Delivery / Shipping Info

Product Details

Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 434941
  • Product Code 9780801097652
  • ISBN 0801097657
  • EAN 9780801097652
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jun 2016
  • Sales Rank #55552
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 17 mm
  • Weight 0.308kg

Bestsellers in Christian Worldview