Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing

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NOTES

1. The World as It Is

1. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America Volume II (New York: Knopf, 1953), 318.

2. Daniel Berrigan, Isaiah (Minneapolis: Fortress, 1996), 34.


3. Engaging the Public Arena

1. What follows is drawn extensively from the review by Peter Steinfels, The New York Times (November 5, 1994, section 1, p. 12) of The Unrelieved Paradox: Studies in the Theology of Franz Bibfeldt, ed. Martin E. Marty and Jerald C. Brauer (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994).

2. Ibid.


4. Congregation-Based Community Organizing

1. See the overviews of congregation-based community organizing in Robert McClory, “Wherever Two or Three Thousand Are Gathered…,” U.S. Catholic (March 2000); and Helene Slessarev, “Saul Alinsky Goes to Church,” Sojourners (March-April 2000).


5. Power

1. William Stringfellow, An Ethic for Christians and Other Aliens in a Strange Land (Waco, Tex.: Word, 1973), 78.

2. Reinhold Niebuhr, Moral Man and Immoral Society (New York: Scribner’s, 1960), 9.

3. Gerhard Kittel, Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, trans. and ed. Geoffrey W. Bromiley (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964), 291.

4. Karl Rahner, Theological Investigations Vol. IV, trans. Kevin Smyth (New York: Seabury, 1974), 396.

5. Norman K. Gottwald, The Tribes of Yahweh (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis, 1979).

6. Walter Wink, Naming the Powers (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1984), 15.

7. J. Deotis Roberts, Black Theology in Dialogue (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1987), 86.

8. Dorothee Soelle, Choosing Life (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1981), 96.

9. Gregory A. Galluzzo, “Weekly Report,” unpublished staff report, February 21, 1993.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter 1- The World as It Is 1
  • Chapter 2- The World as It Should Be 8
  • Chapter 3- Engaging the Public Arena 13
  • Chapter 4- Congregation-Based Community Organizing 23
  • Chapter 5- Power 38
  • Chapter 6- Self-Interest 50
  • Chapter 7- One-on-Ones 59
  • Chapter 8- Agitation 65
  • Chapter 9- Metropolitan Organizing 70
  • Chapter 10- Building and Sustaining An Organization 79
  • Chapter 11- Community 87
  • Chapter 12- A Spirituality for the Long Haul 96
  • Appendix 104
  • Notes 106
  • Study Guide 109
  • Index 139
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