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On the Side of the Angels: Without Justice There Can Be No Mission
All too often, missions have been narrowly defined as evangelism or at best, extending to practical, physical social action such as medical mission or education. On the Side of the Angels argues that human rights and justice need to be reclaimed by evangelical Christians and that human rights work should be seen as central to Kingdom mission, not just regarded as a seconda ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Authentic
(first published June 1st 2007)
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I'll give this book 4 stars for the subject matter and the effort. One of the authors, Dr. Joseph D'Souza, an Indian, leads the Dalit Freedom Network, so he has first hand experience of both personal and structural injustice. This book is chock full of examples. We need more evangelical advocates for justice such as he and his co- author.
Promotes Christian advocacy without pushing the social gospel. At best has the potential to inspire you to make a difference in places you may have overlooked, at worst should challenge you to rethink your views on advocacy and Christianity.
Joseph D'souza is a human rights activist in India, focusing on the rights of Dalits (untouchables).More about Joseph D'Souza...