Fighting to Preserve a Nations Soul

Fighting to Preserve a Nations Soul➶ [Reading] ➸ Fighting to Preserve a Nations Soul By Robert Bauman ➫ – Bluevapours.co.uk Fighting to Preserve a Nation's Soul examines the relationship between religion race and the War on Poverty that President Lyndon Johnson initiated in 1964 and that continues into the present It studi Fighting to Preserve a Nation's Soul examines the Preserve a Epub µ relationship between religion race and the Fighting to PDF/EPUB or War on Poverty that President Lyndon Johnson initiated in and that continues into the to Preserve a Epub à present It studies the efforts by churches synagogues and ecumenical religious organizations to join and fight the war on poverty as begun in by the Office of Economic Opportunity The book also explores the evolving role of religion in relation to the power balance between church and state and how this dynamic resonates in today's political situationRobert Bauman surveys all aspects of religion's role in this struggle and substantially discusses the Roman Catholic Church mainline Protestant churches Jewish groups and ecumenical organizations such as the National Council of Churches In addition he pays particular attention to race showing how activist priests and other religious leaders connected religion with the antipoverty efforts of the civil rights movement For example he shows how the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization IFCO exemplifies the move toward ecumenism among American religious organizations and the significance of black power to the evolving War on Poverty Indeed the Black Manifesto issued by civil rights and black power activist James Forman in challenged American churches and synagogues to donate resources to the IFCO as reparations for those institutions' participation in slavery and racial segregation Bauman then explores the intricate and fundamental connection between religious organizations social movements and community antipoverty agencies and expands the argument for a long War on Poverty.

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Fighting to Preserve a Nations Soul PDF/EPUB Ã
  • ebook
  • Fighting to Preserve a Nations Soul
  • Robert Bauman
  • 24 May 2015
  • 9780820354866

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