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Jesus and the disinherited

Author: Howard Thurman
Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, [1996]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a theological treatise that demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Thurman argues that within Jesus' life of suffering, pain, and overwhelming love is the solution that will prevent our descent into moral nihilism. For although scorned and forced to live outside society, Jesus advocated a love of self and others that defeats fear and the hatred that  Read more...
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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Thurman
ISBN: 0807010294 9780807010297
OCLC Number: 34699579
Notes: Originally published: New York, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press, 1949.
Description: xx, 102 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Jesus, an interpretation --
Fear --
Deception --
Hate --
Love.
Responsibility: Howard Thurman ; foreword by Vincent Harding.

Abstract:

Offers a theological treatise that demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Thurman argues that within Jesus' life of suffering, pain, and overwhelming love is the solution that will prevent our descent into moral nihilism. For although scorned and forced to live outside society, Jesus advocated a love of self and others that defeats fear and the hatred that decays ours souls and the world around us --From publisher description.
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