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

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

by Susan L. Engh, Kim Bobo

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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: 9781978706316
Publisher: Fortress Academic
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 2 MB

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


Foreword Kim Bobo


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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