Prophetic Rage: A Postcolonial Theology of Liberation (Prophetic Christianity) (Paperback)

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In this book Johnny Bernard Hill argues that prophetic rage, or righteous anger, is a necessary response to our present culture of imperialism and nihilism. The most powerful way to resist meaninglessness, he says, is refusing to accept the realities of structural injustice, such as poverty, escalating militarism, genocide, and housing discrimination.

Hill's Prophetic Rage is interdisciplinary, integrating art, music, and literature with theology. It is constructive, passionate, and provocative. Hill weaves through a myriad of creative and prophetic voices of protest -- from Jesus to W. E. B. DuBois, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and President Barack Obama -- as well as multiple approaches, including liberation theology and black religion, to reflect theologically on the nature of liberation, justice, and hope on contemporary culture.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780802869777
ISBN-10: 0802869777
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: December 1st, 2013
Pages: 179
Language: English
Series: Prophetic Christianity