By Chris Shannahan
The emerging significance of group organizing within the US and extra lately in Britain has coincided with the constructing value of social events and identification politics, debates approximately citizenship, social capital, civil society, and faith within the public sphere. At a time while participation in formal political strategy and club of religion teams have either declined dramatically, group organizing has supplied a brand new chance for small neighborhood teams, marginalized city groups, and folks of religion to have interaction in potent political motion throughout the advancements of inter-faith and cross-cultural coalitions of teams. regardless of its renewed attractiveness, little severe awareness has been paid to group organizing.
This ebook locations neighborhood organizing inside of debates concerning the function of faith within the public sphere and the increase of public theology in recent times. The e-book explores the background, technique, and achievements of neighborhood organizing, accomplishing a sequence of conversations with key group organizers within the US and Britain. This quantity breaks new floor by way of commencing to articulate a cross-cultural and inter-faith ‘Theology for neighborhood Organizing’ that arises from clean readings of Liberation Theology.
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A Theology of Community Organizing: Power to the People (Routledge Studies in Religion) by Chris Shannahan