Resurrection City: A Theology of Improvisation

by Peter Goodwin Heltzel. Wm. B Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2012.

This resource provides a theological framework to understand prophetic ministry and urges congregations to create and uphold a more just society, drawing inspiration from the biblical prophets, Jesus, and modern-day issues.


the black freedom struggle, contemporary issues, communities of care, shalom justice, biblical stories

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Identify ways your congregation can help create a more just society after discussing the theories of this book with lay leaders.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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