Embracing the Passion Paperback
Christian Youthwork and Politics
by Nigel Pimlott;
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A Bird's Eye View from Eden
Bringing the gospel to young people who feel marginalised and overlooked in a world that favours the rich and powerful
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Embracing the Passion
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This book argues that Jesus was a political figure who championed the rights of the marginalised, the oppressed and voiceless. In this challenging and accessible book, Nigel Pimlott argues young people are often marginalised, oppressed and rarely heard in a world favouring the rich and powerful.
Young people are opinionated, passionate about what they think is right and wrong, and are concerned about the world they live in. Yet research indicates young people are disengaged from mainstream political processes where they can express their views - young adults have stopped voting in elections in unprecedented numbers.
This is something of a paradox. Nigel contends that by more effectively equipping Christian youth workers and ministers to do politicking, they will be able to better equip and disciple young people to be more politically engaged in their own contexts. This unique research-based book provides a concise overview of how youth workers might best help young people flourish and realise the common good.
Embracing the Passion engages those interested in politics and, more importantly, encourages those not interested to get interested and make a difference in the world!
Embracing the Passion by Nigel Pimlott was published by SCM Press in February 2015 and is our 56104th best seller. The ISBN for Embracing the Passion is 9780334053118.
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Details for Embracing the Passion
|Author / Artist||Nigel Pimlott|
|Publisher||SCM Press (February 2015)|
|Number of Pages||192|
|Page last updated||3rd June 2017|