The Resource What has the Black church to do with public life?, Anthony B. Pinn

What has the Black church to do with public life?, Anthony B. Pinn

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What has the Black church to do with public life?
Title
What has the Black church to do with public life?
Statement of responsibility
Anthony B. Pinn
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The role in public life of religious organizations such as black churches has been a contested and heated topic, with their advocates calling for them to have a major place in public discourse and their critiques demanding their silence in public if not their total destruction. This book offers a creative and compelling way to think about this dilemma. Unlike some, it does not deny the effort on the part of such organizations to be involved in public discourse and public policy; instead, it argues this interest is insufficient. Drawing attention to the basic elements of organizations such as black churches {u2013} theology, organizational hierarchy, and so on {u2013} Pinn argues these churches (and other religious organizations by extension) are not structured in such a way as to allow participation in the public arena in ways that appreciate and nurture the diversity of that arena. Instead, Pinn calls for recognition of their value in the private life of some, but their failure to have usefulness within the public arena. --Amazon.com
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DLC
Dewey number
277.3/08308996073
Index
index present
LC call number
BR563.N4
LC item number
P4965 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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What has the Black church to do with public life?, Anthony B. Pinn
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What has the Black church to do with public life?, Anthony B. Pinn
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Includes bibliographic references (pages [65]-66) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Early efforts to be Black and Christian in public -- Growing a religious agenda for public life -- The "golden age" of Black churches in public -- Black church's public profile- an assessment -- Testing my claim: a response to religious progressives -- Restating the claim
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ocn852400022
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
xi, 69 pages
Isbn
9781137380500
Lccn
2013026664
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)852400022

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