Comprehend and confront the devastation of societal evil. From a slave woman in 19th-century America to a female patient of Freud, Poling explores the history of resistance to racial and gender oppression. Identifying Jesus as a model for the marginalized, he calls for prophetic acts of solidarity toward healing and justice. 220 pages, softcover from Augsburg/Fortress.
Exploring the history of resistance to racial and gender oppression--from a slave women in 19th-century America to a woman patient of Sigmund Freud, this book traces the failed promises of the American Revolution in the oppression of subordinate groups. Poling reviews resistance by analyzing communities that understand evil as the abuse of power.