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Conceptions of God, Freedom, and Ethics in African American and Jewish Theology (Hardcover)

Author: Buhring, Kurt

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This book is a consideration of major contemporary African American and Jewish theological understandings of God, human nature, moral evil, suffering, and ethics, utilizing the work of James Cone and Emil Fackenheim.  Specifically, it examines how profound faith in a just God is sustained, and even strengthened, in the face of particularly horrific and long-standing evil and suffering in a community.  The constructive portion of the book explores theological possibilities by focusing on the concepts of human freedom, resistance, and responsibility--all grounded in divine gift--as an effective and meaningful response to oppression and despair.

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Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Mfg Part# 9781403984791
SKU 204929711
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1403984794
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0262
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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