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Jesus and the disinherited

by Howard Thurman

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Teachings.,
  • Sociology, Biblical.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward Thurman ; foreword by Vincent Harding.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2417.S7 T5 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. ;
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL983499M
    ISBN 100807010294
    LC Control Number96021205
    OCLC/WorldCa34699579

    "[Jesus and the Disinherited] is the centerpiece of the Black prophet-mystic’s lifelong attempt to bring the harrowing beauty of the African-American experience into deep engagement with what he called ’the religion of Jesus.’ Ultimately his goal was to offer this humanizing combination as the basis for an emancipatory way of being Pages: The book teaches the importance of ending oppression and hate in this world and thus is characteristic of what Dorrien terms the "Black Social Gospel". Together with that, however, there is a strong mystical, spiritual feeling in "Jesus and the Disinherited" that transcends politics or social activism. I was glad to get to know this book.5/5(3).

      "Jesus and the Disinherited" may be his best known book, and it's certainly his most influential. Martin Luther King, Jr. carried a copy with him in his travels and it grounded him as much as any book. It's certainly worth the accolades. It's a small book, and its organization is : Nathan Attwood. What are you looking for Book "Jesus And The Disinherited"? Click "Read Now PDF" / "Download", Get it for FREE, Register % Easily. You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications. SIGN UP NOW! Jesus And The Disinherited.

      Jesus and the Disinherited has been recommended to me a number of times. This month the kindle edition is on sale for $ and I picked it up. This is a brief book. Just over pages. It famously was carried by Martin Luther King Jr almost everywhere he went as inspiration. Jesus and the Disinherited Print Book Howard Thurman: The Upper Room In this classic theological work, acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised. Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed, Thurman writ.


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Jesus and the Disinherited Paperback – Novem by Howard Thurman (Author)Cited by: “Jesus And The Disinherited” is a systematic map of the mechanics behind holding a non-violent stance of rebellion, for the long term.

Thurman’s book was influenced heavily by studying the life of Mahatma Gandhi. He traveled to meet him in India and had direct conversations with Gandhi about the plight of black people in America. "In his seminal book, Jesus and the Disinherited, Thurman provided an interpretation of the New Testament gospels that laid the foundation for a nonviolent civil rights movement.

Thurman presented the basic goal of Jesus' life as helping the disinherited of the world change from within so they would be empowered to survive in the face of oppression/5. Inhe visited Mahatma Gandhi in India and subsequently brought Gandhi's concept of nonviolent resistance across the globe to the United States.

Later, through his book Jesus and the Disinherited, he foresaw a theology of American liberation based on the life of. In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman () demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and /5(6).

Jesus and the Disinherited, although first published in and clearly intended to speak both to and on behalf of an historically Black audience, is filled with wisdom and insight that is every bit as relevant today as it was over half a century ago and every bit as practical for contemplatives and social justice activists of any race or religion.

The insights into the lives of the ‘disinherited’ and the life of Jesus were eye opening and challenging. The final chapter presented hope and a path. I wish it were required reading for every college freshman or even high school seniors.

As I look back through it I highlighted much of the book. Join us as we read and discuss Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman. In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised.

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Full text of "Jesus And The Disinherited". “[Jesus and the Disinherited] is the centerpiece of the Black prophet-mystic’s lifelong attempt to bring the harrowing beauty of the African-American experience into deep engagement with what he called ‘the religion of Jesus.’ Ultimately his goal was to offer this humanizing combination as the basis for an emancipatory way of being, moving toward a fundamentally unchained life that is available to all the /5().

About Jesus and the Disinherited In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman () demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised.

In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman () demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual of resistance for the poor and disenfranchised.

Jesus is a partner in the pain of the oppressed and the example of His life offers a solution to ending the descent into moral nihilism/5(3).

Jesus and the Disinherited by Thurman, Howard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Book Review of Howard Thurman's Jesus and the Disinherited Thurman begins the book with a question given to him by a Hindu. It’s worth quoting here.

“More than three hundred years ago your forefathers were taken from the western coast of Africa as slaves. The people who dealt in the slave traffic were Christians. The name. JESUS AND THE DISINHERITED by Howard Thurman Forward by Vincent Harding Beacon Press, Boston / Forward A superficial encounter with the title of Howard Thurman’s classic statement, Jesus and the Disinherited, could easily lead us to anticipate a ’s version of liberation theology, with its now familiar message that God is on the side of the oppressed, with its powerfulFile Size: KB.

Jesus and the Disinherited is a book by African-American minister, theologian, and civil rights leader Howard Thurman.

In the book, Thurman interprets the teachings of Jesus through the experience of the oppressed and discusses nonviolent responses to oppression. The book developed out of a series of lectures that Thurman presented at Samuel Huston College in Austin, Texas, during April Author: Howard Thurman.

They are the poor, the disinherited, the dispossessed.” To the existence of these injustices, Thurman offers Jesus as the answer to salvation first, which takes care of one’s eternal life, and only afterwards may the question of earthly injustice be addressed.

“This. Buy a cheap copy of Jesus and the Disinherited book by Howard Thurman. In this classic theological treatise, the acclaimed theologian and religious leader Howard Thurman () demonstrates how the gospel may be read as a manual Free shipping over $Cited by: Questions for the Small-Group Study on Jesus and the Disinherited Forward–Chapter 1 1.

Thurman’s expectations for disinherited people are to love your enemy, to abandon fear, and to fear only God. Are these expectations too high. In Thurman’s day, disinherited people were religious people who found solace and connection within their own. On Howard Thurman's Jesus and the Disinherited: A Review.Instead, the book speaks *to* the oppressed about Jesus’ call to reject the three “persistent hounds of hell that dog the footsteps of the disinherited:” fear, deception, and hate (p.

36). – Oppression breeds fear, arising out of the “violence to which the underprivileged are exposed” (p. 37). The first book I finished was one for a seminary class by Howard Thurman – Jesus and the Disinherited. Thurman was a pioneer of the civil rights movement prior .