Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Epic Challenge to the Church - eBook  -     By: Edward Gilbreath
Buy Item $8.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 31% ($4.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Epic Challenge to the Church - eBook

IVP Books / 2013 / ePub

$8.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $12.99
|
Save 31% ($4.00)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW49825EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:




  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $8.99 Retail: $12.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $10.99 Retail: $16.00 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

From time to time prophetic Christian voices rise to challenge our nation's "original sin." In the twentieth century, compelled by the Spirit of God and a yearning for freedom, the African American church took the lead in heralding the effort. Like almost no other movement before or since, Christian people gave force to a social mission. And, remarkably, they did it largely through nonviolent actions.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words and historic efforts as the Moses of this civil rights movement stand out as perhaps the most significant instance of a modern Christian leader acting in a prophetic role to instigate political change. In many ways "The Letter from Birmingham Jail" stands at the center of that movement. In this book African American journalist Edward Gilbreath explores the place of that letter in the life and work of Dr. King.

Birmingham Revolution is not simply a work of historical reflection. Gilbreath encourages us to reflect on the relevance of King's work for the church and culture of our day. Whether it's in debates about immigration, economic redistribution or presidential birth certificates, race continues to play a role in shaping society. What part will the church play in the ongoing struggle?

Product Information

Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: IVP Books
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780830884452
ISBN-13: 9780830884452
Availability: In Stock

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search