Can I Get A Witness?: Thirteen Peacemakers, Community-builders, And Agitators For Faith And Justice

Can I Get A Witness?: Thirteen Peacemakers, Community-builders, And Agitators For Faith And Justice
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Discover here the compelling stories of thirteen pioneers for social justice who engaged in peaceful protest and gave voice to the marginalized, working courageously out of their religious convictions to transform American culture. Their prophetic witness still speaks today. Comprising a spectrum of voices Catholic and Protestant, gay and straight, men and women of many different racial backgrounds these activist witnesses represent the best of the church's peacemakers, community-builders, and inside agitators. Written by thirteen select authors, Can I Get a Witness? showcases vibrant storytelling and research-enriched narrative to bring these significant "peculiar people" to life. CONTRIBUTORS & SUBJECTS: Daniel P. Rhodes on Cesar Chavez Donyelle McCray on Howard Thurman Grace Y. Kao on Yuri Kochiyama Peter Slade on Howard Kester Nichole M. Flores on Ella Baker Carlene Bauer on Dorothy Day Heather A. Warren on Fr. John A. Ryan Becca Stevens on Frank William Stringfellow W. Ralph Eubanks on Mahalia Jackson Susan M. Glisson and Charles H. Tucker on Lucy Randolph Mason Soong-Chan Rah on Richard Twiss David Dark on Daniel Berrigan M. Therese Lysaught on Sr. Mary Stella Simpson