Four Modern Prophets: Walter Rauschenbusch, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gustavo Gutiérrez, Rosemary Radford Ruether

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1986 M01 1 - 106 pages

Four Mordern Prophets explores the life and thought of four twentieth-century Christian leaders who epitomize the struggle for freedom and justice. William Ramsay summarizes the work of these four modern thinkers and challenges us to join in the struggle.

 

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Four modern prophets: Walter Rauschenbusch, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gustavo Gutiérrez, Rosemary Radford Ruether

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Using biblical prophecy as his criterion, Ramsay identifies these four individuals as modern prophets whose visions of social justice are important for members of the "complacent and privileged ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Martin Luther King Jr and Civil Rights
29
Gustavo Gutierrez and Liberation Theology
51
Rosemary Radford Ruether and Feminist Theology
71
Conclusion
89
Bibliography
103
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About the author (1986)

William M. Ramsay was a Presbyterian minister who taught for many years at Bethel College inMcKenzie, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including The Westminster Guide to the Books of the Bible and II Corinthians in the Interpretation Bible Studies series, both published by WJK.

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