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Doing Justice

Congregations and Community Organizing, 2nd Edition

Dennis A. Jacobsen, Bill Wylie-Kellermann (Foreword by), Grant Stevenson (Introduction by)


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Doing Justice introduces people of faith to congregation-based community organizing rooted in the day-to- day struggles and hopes of urban ministry. Drawing from the authors decades of experience in community organizing ministry and skillfully illustrated with examples, Dennis A. Jacobsen weaves theological and biblical warrants for community organizing into concrete strategies for achieving justice in the public arena and discusses fundamental organizing principles like power, self-interest, and agitation. The second, updated edition includes a new preface and forewords, new sidebars by Grant Stevensen that draw the reader into conversation, an expanded list for further reading, and updated contact information on organizing networks and relevant websites.

Fortress Press, 9781506418810, 186pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2017