Essays from Church

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Penknife Press, 2005 - 144 pages
A social commentary on one of the world's most anti-social organizations, the Christian Church.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Raining Revolution
12
Renewing Our Minds
20
Stand Up
25
We Have Work to Do
29
Gods Choice
34
The Greatest
39
The Cultural Horizon
45
A Time for Heroes Part III
80
Why I Do What I Do
84
Preserving Your Life
89
Chapter 163 Strikes and Youre Out or In for Good
92
The Power of Sound and Mind
97
In Search of the Real Historical Jesus
101
Courage to Stand Alone
105
Unity in the Community
109

Attack on the Black
56
The End of the Wilderness
61
Tough Love
67
A Time for Heroes Part I
72
A Time for Heroes Part II
76
Christianity Today
114
To Be AfricanAmerican or Just American
119
Conclusion Renew Your Own Mind Think for Yourself
125
Bibliography
132
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