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Dissenter in a Great Society

A Christian View of America in Crisis (William Stringfellow Reprint)

by William Stringfellow

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christian Theology - Ethics,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Christianity - Theology - Ethics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8894393M
    ISBN 101597524190
    ISBN 109781597524193
    OCLC/WorldCa145747710

    Dissenter definition: Dissenters are people who say that they do not agree with something that other people | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examplesMissing: great society. Culturally, the ideal American was the self-made man whose knowledge derived from life-experience, not an intellectual man whose knowledge of the real world derived from books, formal education, and academic study; thus, the justified anti-intellectualism reported in The New Purchase, or Seven and a Half Years in the Far West (), the Rev.

    Dissenter in a Great Society; Count It All Joy; Imposters of God; A Second Birthday; Suspect Tenderness; An Ethic for Christians and Other Aliens in a .   A dissenter in that sense is a custodian of difference, of defeated and dominated ideas. He has to challenge hegemonic ideas without demanding such exclusivity for his own ideas or knowledge : Shiv Viswanathan.

    The Great Dissenter go to menu bar for site sections With the horrific prospect of a second Trump appointment to the Supreme Court, it seems likely that my all time favorite Supreme, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will be writing Dissent opinions more frequently than ever and reading the most important ones from the bench.   The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period of idealism, the s, with burning relevance for our contemporary challenges. "Great Society is accurate history that reads like a novel, covering the high hopes and catastrophic missteps of our well-meaning leaders." —Alan Greenspan.


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Dissenter in a Great Society by William Stringfellow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stringfellow, in Dissenter in a Great Society, is not concerned with partisan politics but applies the standards of biblical prophetism to current attitudes to poverty and property, the continuing war between the races, protest movements, and the search for by: 1.

Quotes from Dissenter in a Gr “Hence the vocation of the Church of Christ in the world, in political conflict and social strife, is inherently eschatological.

The Church is the embassy of the eschaton in the world. The church is the image of what the world is in its essential being. The Church is the trustee of the society which the world, 4/5(19). Dissenter in a Great Society: A Christian View of American Crisis Hardcover – January 1, by STRINGFELLOW WILLIAM (Author)Author: STRINGFELLOW WILLIAM.

Yet, though its natural audience is a Protestant one, Dissenter in a Great Society must be recommended to every intelligent reader, of whatever persuasion or of none at all, who may have begun to suspect that morality has given way to expediency, truth to propaganda, and idealism to self-aggrandizement, in our ""Great Society.

Dissenter in a Great Society Suspect Tenderness The Politics of Spirituality "Because Stringfellow's critique was radically biblical and biblically radical, he was no party-line dissenter.

If one marks the current three volumes by their historical moments, they can be identified as responses to incumbent political administrations. The fifth book published by Stringfellow, in by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, was Dissenter in a Great Society: A Christian View of American Crisis.

The first edition dust jacket is pictured here. Dissenter in a great society 50 years ago — Aug The cover quote set the theme of an issue that reviewed the World Conference on Church and Society meeting from Geneva.

“In politics, and most plainly in the politics of democracy, every citizen and every institution is involved, whether they want to be or not.”. Stringfellow, in Dissenter in a Great Society, is not concerned with partisan politics but applies the standards of biblical prophetism to current attitudes to poverty and property, the continuing war between the races, protest movements, and Author: William Stringfellow.

The Great Dissenter and His Half-Brother John Harlan championed racial justice on a hostile Supreme Court. Robert Harlan, a freed slave, achieved renown despite the court’s decisions Justice John Author: Gilbert King.

Description: Stringfellow, in Dissenter in a Great Society, is not concerned with partisan politics but applies the standards of biblical prophetism to current attitudes to poverty and property, the continuing war between the races, protest movements, and the search for commitment.

As Nat Hentoff said in The Nation, Stringfellow is no liberal. Dissenter in a Great Society Quotes Showing of 1 “Hence the vocation of the Church of Christ in the world, in political conflict and social strife, is inherently eschatological.

The Church is the embassy of the eschaton in the world. The church is the image of Cited by: 1. The Great Dissenter. By Alex Kozinski. July 6, to recast himself as its great dissenter. in a decision that did as much to entrench the welfare state as any Great Society program, it.

Amity Shlaes’s “Great Society: A New History” is a thesis in pursuit of a past. Shlaes, the doyenne of revisionist conservative historians. And so, Berger decided to write a book about how to break free of the forces that draw us into their bad-decision orbit.

In Invisible Influence, which was published earlier this year, Berger identifies a smart, surprising way to bust up groupthink, and you can hire one from inside your company today.

A designated dissenter is the person whose job it is in a meeting to skilfully. The Great Dissenter THURGOOD MARSHALL may not have been one of the legal giants of the United States Supreme Court - like Louis Brandeis or even his longtime friend and colleague William Brennan. OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Chapter one.

Poverty, property, and people: A war against the poor. --Poverty and social change --The politics of poverty --The law and the poor --Sin, morality and poverty --Poverty and ideology --Property, money, and the ethics of society --The idolatry of money --Theology and technology --Chapter.

“The Great Society created more.” In a follow-up to her The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (), Shlaes writes that Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society reforms “seemed designed to finish the job” of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal government expansion and had similarly disastrous results.

The s reforms. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stringfellow, William. Dissenter in a great society. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [] (OCoLC) The Great Dissenter By ALEX KOZINSKI. and the mayor too. And then, in a decision that did as much to entrench the welfare state as any Great Society program, it was Brennan who extended the principle that government could not deprive its citizens of welfare benefits without due process.

ANOTHER BOOK ABOUT JUSTICE BRENNAN. Review of "A. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., byname The Great Dissenter, (born March 8,Boston—died March 6,Washington, D.C.), justice of the United States Supreme Court, U.S.

legal historian and philosopher who advocated judicial restraint. He stated the concept of “clear and present danger” as the only basis for limiting free speech. "The big question: Did the Great Society work?" Depends what you think the goal was. It succeeded in creating an ever increasing class of poor voters wholly dependent on government for their means of support.

"Historian Amity Shlaes on the good intentions and bad results of LBJ's war on poverty" The Right thinks the Left has good intentions.Chapter 1. The Push for a “Great Society”: Promises and Programs.

Lindsey M. Burke, PhD. In Maymore t students and guests gathered on. Healy is closer to the mark when, toward the end of his riveting book, he summarizes the great dissent as having “incorporated nearly all .