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Another Day's Journey: Black Churches Confronting the American Crisis

by Robert M. Franklin. Fortress Press, 1997.

This book outlines forms of political-theological orientation in the Black church. Then the author suggests how to mobilize interfaith coalitions that promote "poverty alleviation, racial reconciliation and religious tolerance."

Offerings

the role of religion in society; theological common ground; interfaith coalitions; forms of political-theological orientation in the Black Church: pragmatic accommodationists, prophetic radicals, redemptive nationalists, grassroots revivalists, and positive-thought materialists (see page 51)

Best For

clergy and lay leaders of any tradition

Cost

purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Improve your cultural competence by reading this book and asking local African American churches how you can support their efforts.
  • Consider how socioeconomic status shapes the political activism in the Black Church by studying this resource.

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