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Passionate for Justice

Ida B. Wells as Prophet for Our Time
  • By Nibs Stroupe
Ida B. Wells as Prophet for Our Time
  • By Catherine Meeks, Nibs Stroupe
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Reflections on current affairs through the lens of history -A resource for social justice and resilience Ida B. Wells was a powerful churchwoman and witness for justice and equity from 1878-1931. Born enslaved, her witness flowed through the struggles for justice in her lifetime, especially in the intersections of African Americans, women, and those who were poor. Her life is a profound witness for faith-based work of visionary power, resistance, and resilience for today's world, when the forces of injustice stand in opposition to progress. These are exciting and dangerous times. Boundaries that previously seemed impenetrable are now being crossed. This book is a guide for the current state of affairs in American culture, enlivened by the historical perspective of Wells' search for justice. The authors are an African-American woman and a child of white supremacy. Both have dedicated themselves to working, writing, and developing ministries oriented toward justice, equity, and mercy. This book can be used in all settings, but most especially in churches (pastors and other church leaders, study groups), seminaries, and universities.

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Reflections on current affairs through the lens of history -A resource for social justice and resilience Ida B. Wells was a powerful churchwoman and witness for justice and equity from 1878-1931. Born enslaved, her witness flowed through the struggles for justice in her lifetime, especially in the intersections of African Americans, women, and those who were poor. Her life is a profound witness for faith-based work of visionary power, resistance, and resilience for today's world, when the forces of injustice stand in opposition to progress. These are exciting and dangerous times. Boundaries that previously seemed impenetrable are now being crossed. This book is a guide for the current state of affairs in American culture, enlivened by the historical perspective of Wells' search for justice. The authors are an African-American woman and a child of white supremacy. Both have dedicated themselves to working, writing, and developing ministries oriented toward justice, equity, and mercy. This book can be used in all settings, but most especially in churches (pastors and other church leaders, study groups), seminaries, and universities.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781640651609
    • Manufacturer: Church Pub Inc
    • Author: Nibs Stroupe
    • ISBN 13: 9781640651609
    • Publication Date: 09/17/2019
    • Format: Paperback
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.38 inches
    • Length: 8.50 inches
    • Weight: 0.42 pounds
    • SKU: 9781640651616
    • Manufacturer: Church Pub Inc
    • Author: Catherine Meeks
    • Author: Nibs Stroupe
    • ISBN 13: 9781640651616
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2019
    • Format: Electronic Media
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