The Radical Compassion of Jesus
By Keith Hebden
John Hunt Publishing, Paperback, 9781780996882, 168pp.
Publication Date: January 16, 2013
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Cause us trouble Keith, but not too much trouble, these were final words of advice from a bishop to a new curate the day before his ordination. This book is the result of much reflection on that advice. Keith Hebden, parish priest and spiritual activist brings action and theory together with ideas that are as practical, accessible and exciting as the activism they underwrite. Beginning with the conviction that Jesus was an activist who was deeply committed to community, this book seeks to explore ways in which each of us can challenge the unjust structures that keep us from realising our full and common humanity. Seeking Justice is a timely reminder of our need to face up to our personal ability to change the world we live in and the urgency of the task ahead.
About the Author
Keith Hebden is a pioneer minister working with the deanery of Mansfield as 'Seeking Justice' Adviser. Writer, activist, and Anglican priest, Keith is committed to continued experiments in nonviolent resistance, community organising, and uncomfortable truth.