Women's Work: The Transformational Power of Faith-Based Community Organizing

Women's Work: The Transformational Power of Faith-Based Community Organizing

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Overview

In Women’s Work: The Transformational Power of Faith-Based Community Organizing, Susan L. Engh draws on her own experiences and those of twenty-one other women who work in the field of faith-based community organizing to describe how women have been transformed by their participation in organizing, and how they have been agents of transformation in congregations, denominations, organizations, and the public arena. This book provides a basic description of faith-based community organizing through the first-person perspectives of a diverse array of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781978706309
Publisher: Fortress Academic
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Susan L. Engh is program director for congregation-based organizing for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and clergy consultant to the Gamaliel national network.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword Kim Bobo
Introduction
1. The Transformation of Women
2. The Transformation of Local Faith Communities
3. The Transformation of National Religious Bodies
4. The Transformation of Community Organizations
5. The Transformation of Communities
6. Women’s Paths to Power
Biographical Profiles of the Women Interviewed for this Book
Glossary of Terms and Organizations
Recommended Reading
About the Author

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