Occupy Religion (Religion in the Modern World) (Hardcover)

By Joerg Rieger, Kwok Pui-LAN

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 9781442217911, 155pp.

Publication Date: December 16, 2012

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Paperback (8/9/2013)

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Description

Occupy Religion introduces readers to the growing role of religion in the Occupy Movement and asks provocative questions about how people of faith can work for social justice. From the temperance movement to the Civil Rights movement, churches have played key roles in important social movements, and Occupy Religion shows this role is no less critical today.


About the Author

Joerg Rieger is Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Southern Methodist University. He is the author of numerous books, including Christ and Empire. He lives in Dallas, Texas. Kwok Pui-lan is William F. Cole Professor of Christian Theology and Spirituality at Episcopal Divinity School. She is the most recent past president of the American Academy of Religion and author of several books. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.