Misbegotten Anguish: A Theology and Ethics of Violence

by Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan. Chalice Press, 2001.

Through the lens of such classic sources as opera, film scripture, and poetry, Cheryl Kirk-Duggan captures the fascination with violence that has been part of our culture for a very long time. 'Misbegotten Anguish' challenges us to accept responsibility for how our traditions, particularly religious ones, have participated in violence while preaching against it. Kirk-Duggan uses theology, ethics, and cultural studies to explore such key issues as war, homicide, suicide, and scapegoating.
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former African American Collection