Seminal Books in Activist Theology: Norman Gottwald's Tribes of Yahweh

Seminal Books in Activist Theology

September 13, 2018, 7:00pm Eastern Time

Reading and discussing books that help to galvanize faith-based consciousness in movement.

Join resident scholar Norman Gottwald to discuss his seminal book and its continuing relevance for today’s movements against poverty and for poor people’s liberation.

On September 13th, Community of Living Traditions Christian Cohort member and resident scholar Norman Gottwald will discuss his book Tribes of Yahweh: A Sociology of the Religion of Liberated Israel, 1250-1050 BCE. Published in 1979, this seminal book changed hearts, minds and power relations in biblical scholarship and social action. The evening will also feature reflections from Laura Gottwald, Rabbi Michael Feinberg, Dr. Douglass Bendall, and others on reading the book in various applied contexts, followed by an open discussion about the book’s relevance for today’s movements against poverty and for poor people’s liberation.

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