Item description for A Passion for the Possible: A Message to U.S. Churches by William Sloane Coffin & Martin E. Marty...
Overview First published in 1993, William Sloane Coffin's A Passion For The Possible presents a vision for the future that challenges assumptions and deepens our understanding of the importance of social justice and change. Coffin deals with social issues that continue to face U.S. churches - abortion, sexism, homophobia, racism, poverty, the environment, and nuclear disarmament. This second edition adds Coffin's powerful sermon preached after September 11, 2001, and a foreword by Martin Marty.
"A Passion for the Possible" presents a vision for the future that challenges assumptions and deepens our understanding of the importance of social change. William Sloane Coffin deals with social issues that continue to face U.S. churches--war, the environment, racism, homophobia, abortion, and sexism. This second edition adds Coffin's powerful sermon preached after September 11, 2001 and a foreward by Martin Marty.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.08" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.33" Weight: 0.31 lbs.
Release Date Mar 8, 2007
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 0664228569 ISBN13 9780664228569
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More About William Sloane Coffin & Martin E. Marty
WILLIAM SLOANE COFFIN (1924 2006) served for 18 years as chaplain of Yale University, was senior minister of Riverside Church, and was president emeritus of SANE/FREEZE: Campaign for Global Security. His books include Once to Every Man: An Autobiography, The Courage to Love, Living the Truth in a World of Illusions, and A Passion for the Possible."
Reviews - What do customers think about A Passion For The Possible, Second Edition?
Such a voice Dec 31, 2006
Nothing I have ever read of Bill Coffin's has been less than excellent and this book is that way too. His is an enduring voice - a guiding voice - and a voice that speaks for all of us that get lost sometimes in the wars and worries of the world. Coffin know the Truth, and was given the gift of helping us all who are seeking.