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Who lynched Willie Earle? : preaching to confront racism

Author: William H Willimon
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Effective 21st century preaching demands a more perceptive understanding of both race and Christian faith.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Willimon, William H.
Who lynched Willie Earle?
Nashville : Abingdon Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016040882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Willimon
ISBN: 9781501832529 1501832522
OCLC Number: 960043621
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged))
Contents: Half-Title Page; Other Abingdon Press Books by Will Willimon; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Epigraph; Prelude; Chapter 1; The Lynching; Confession: Jessie Lee Sammons; Testimony: Tessie Earle; February 1947; Chapter 2; Preparing to Preach; The Meeting; Preparation; Scripture; Chapter 3; "Who Lynched Willie Earle?"; The Trial; Chapter 4; Assessing the Sermon; Public Witness; Civil Religion; Faith in American Justice; Scant Biblical Support; Not about Us; Bodily Absence; The Victim; Chapter 5; Christian Talk about the Sin of Racism; Good News; Denial; Bias. Peculiarly Christian Talk about RaceSin; Repentance; Works of Love; Chapter 6; Preaching That Confronts Racism; Theology Rather Than Anthropology; Exorcism; Can We Talk?; Being Biblical; Conversion; More Than Moralism; Narrative; The Preacher as Pastor; Time to Preach; Postlude; Postlude.
Responsibility: Will Willimon.

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Effective 21st century preaching demands a more perceptive understanding of both race and Christian faith.
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