Passionate For Justice (eBook)
Ida B. Wells As Prophet For Our Time
de Catherine Meeks e Nibs Stroupe
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Reflections on current affairs through the lens of historyA resource for social justice and resilienceIda B. Wells was a powerful churchwoman and witness for justice and equity from 18781931. Born enslaved, her witness flowed through the struggles for justice in her lifetime, especially in the intersections of African Americans, women, and those who were poor. Her life is a profound witness for faith-based work of visionary power, resistance, and resilience for todays world, when the forces of injustice stand in opposition to progress.These are exciting and dangerous times. Boundaries that previously seemed impenetrable are now being crossed. This book is a guide for the current state of affairs in American culture, enlivened by the historical perspective of Wells search for justice.The authors are an African-American woman and a child of white supremacy. Both have dedicated themselves to working, writing, and developing ministries oriented toward justice, equity, and mercy. This book can be used in all settings, but most especially in churches (pastors and other church leaders, study groups), seminaries, and universities.