Welcome to the Desert of Post-Socialism


  • Author: Srećko Horvat & Igor Štiks
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06
  • Genre: History
  • File Size: 7002459 Bytes


This volume offers a profound analysis of post-socialist economic and political transformation in the Balkans, involving deeply unequal societies and oligarchical “democracies.” The contributions deconstruct the persistent imaginary of the Balkans, pervasive among outsiders to the region, who see it as no more than a repository of ethnic conflict, corruption and violence. Providing a much needed critical examination of the Yugoslav socialist experience, the volume sheds light on the recent rebirth of radical politics in the Balkans, where new groups and movements struggle for a radically democratic vision of society....

Radical Welcome

Radical Welcome


  • Author : Stephanie Spellers
  • Publisher : Church Publishing, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0898695201


Radical Welcome Book Description :

Radical Welcome: Embracing God, the Other, and the Spirit ofTransformation is a practical theological guide for congregations that want to move beyond mere inclusivity toward becoming a place where welcoming "the other" is taken seriously and engaging God's mission becomes more than just a catch-phrase. The book is based on two years of work and over 200 interviews with people in urban, suburban, and rural congregations around the United States. Each chapter introduces specific congregations and their challenges, and lays out the theological underpinnings of tackling fears head-on and embracing change as a welcome part of community life. Contents include: The Radical Welcome Journey; Mapping theWay; God of Welcome, God of Grace; With Hearts Wide Open...

Radical Sending

Radical Sending


  • Author : Demi Prentiss
  • Publisher : Church Publishing, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-10-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780819231840


Radical Sending Book Description :

As congregations explore their emerging visions, they need support in "equipping the saints" for their day-to-day lives and ministries beyond the doors of the building. The Dismissal -- "go in peace, to love and serve the Lord" -- becomes as important as the Eucharist in feeding the people for the journey. But churches often fail to focus on this baptismal calling to "go" into the worlds of work, family, and community. This book fills that void, focusing on how the baptized become "go-ers," providing practical and tested ways of fulfilling that calling. Go to Love and Serve builds on and complements the work of Stephanie Spellers' Radical Welcome, which called congregations to move beyond diversity and inclusion to be places where the transforming gi...

Radical Welcome in Youth Performance Spaces on Chicago s South Side

Radical Welcome in Youth Performance Spaces on Chicago s South Side


  • Author : Tiffany Trent
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Centers for the performing arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:1080641835


Radical Welcome in Youth Performance Spaces on Chicago s South Side Book Description :

My project maps assets of welcome in the built environment in youth performing arts spaces. What signifiers reveal how a physical space conceptualizes the child, reflects professed theological claims, and cues youth to practice ownership and experience belonging? I explore the cultural capital that emerges from the sites and I assert theological implications of the findings. Through mixed qualitative, quantitative, and arts-based methods, I employ asset-based and cultural mapping tools to collect data. I parse theories of space, race, and capital. Half of the ten sites are faith-based; others make room for practices that participants bring to the table. Therefore, I discuss theologies and theories about racialized, religious, public, and arts spaces....

Welcome to the Desert of Post Socialism
Score: 5
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Welcome to the Desert of Post Socialism


  • Author : Srecko Horvat
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781686225


Welcome to the Desert of Post Socialism Book Description :

This volume offers a profound analysis of post-socialist economic and political transformation in the Balkans, involving deeply unequal societies and oligarchical “democracies.” The contributions deconstruct the persistent imaginary of the Balkans, pervasive among outsiders to the region, who see it as no more than a repository of ethnic conflict, corruption and violence. Providing a much needed critical examination of the Yugoslav socialist experience, the volume sheds light on the recent rebirth of radical politics in the Balkans, where new groups and movements struggle for a radically democratic vision of society. From the Trade Paperback edition....

The Art of Hospitality

The Art of Hospitality


  • Author : Debi Nixon
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501898839


The Art of Hospitality Book Description :

Engaging worship and intentional follow-up processes are important, but what compels guests to return to our churches is the warmth of our welcome and hospitality that goes beyond their expectations. The Art of Hospitality, a new comprehensive program developed by hospitality experts from the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, promises to guide a local church in exactly what the program’s title implies: the artform of creating radical hospitality that infiltrates the heart and culture of the entire church. Complete with techniques and strategic planning throughout, The Art of Hospitality will effectively change how you do church, leaving guests surprised, delighted, and eager to return. Loaded with key principles and methods honed by hosp...

Welcome to the Rebellion

Welcome to the Rebellion


  • Author : Michael Harris
  • Publisher : Zero Books
  • Release Date : 2020-07
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1789043670


Welcome to the Rebellion Book Description :

What does it mean that our most popular modern myth is a radical left story about fighting corporate authoritarianism? From its roots in the 1960s new left, Star Wars still speaks to millions of people today. By design, the saga mirrors our own time and politics. A real empire of corporate domination has arisen within weakened and corrupted republics. Now it threatens our existence on a planetary scale. But the popularity of Star Wars also suggests that if we tell the right stories, we can welcome many more people to the rebellion and the fight for a better world......

Welcome to the Desert of the Real
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Welcome to the Desert of the Real


  • Author : Slavoj Zizek
  • Publisher : Verso Trade
  • Release Date : 2013-01-15
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781680193


Welcome to the Desert of the Real Book Description :

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Jesus Radical  Righteous  Relevant  eBook

Jesus Radical Righteous Relevant eBook


  • Author : Stephan Joubert
  • Publisher : Christian Art Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781432102593


Jesus Radical Righteous Relevant eBook Book Description :

JESUS RADICAL, RIGHTEOUS, RELEVANT invites readers to think in a radically different way about Jesus by exploring where exactly He fits into Christianity, the church and their lives. Author Stephan Joubert unlocks readers’ minds with a refreshing approach that enables them to determine where they belong in God’s kingdom, His church and His world. JESUS RADICAL, RIGHTEOUS, RELEVANT guides readers to realize that Christians attach so much value to a church culture, and have adapted the gospel to such an extent that Jesus has been pushed to the background. JESUS RADICAL, RIGHTEOUS, RELEVANT is an open invitation to think differently about the Messiah, to follow in Jesus’ footsteps and experience Him as never before....

Radical Prayer

Radical Prayer


  • Author : David J. Hassel
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Prayer
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B3505414


Radical Prayer Book Description :

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