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The Executed God The Way of the Cross in Lockdown America by Mark Lewis Taylor

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Published by Augsburg Fortress Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • Prisons,
  • Social issues,
  • Religion,
  • Criminology,
  • Church And Social Problems,
  • Prison Systems,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Punishment,
  • USA,
  • Imprisonment,
  • Christian Theology - Protestant,
  • Criminal Procedure,
  • Penology,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Capital punishment

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7843616M
ISBN 100800632834
ISBN 109780800632830

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The executed God takes believers on a journey into the pain and suffering of a broken world and proffers the power to persist and transform. The Way of the Cross finds God in the marginalized, abandoned, and despised, the people who know life through struggle. The Executed God is an important book grappling with an important topic/5(8). In The Executed God: The Way of the Cross in Lockdown America, Princeton Theological Seminary professor Mark Lewis Taylor attacks U.S. prisons as racist and unjust. Taylor discusses violations such as prison rape, excessively long sentences and capital punishment, employing the example of Jesus as a means of transforming an evil system/5(2). The new edition of Mark Lewis Taylor’s award-winning The Executed God is both a searing indictment of the structures of “Lockdown America” and a visionary statement of hope. It is also a call for action to Jesus followers to resist US imperial projects and by: A great deal of research has been done on that predicament, and Mark Tailor’s book The Executed God: The Way of the Cross in Lockdown America (Minneapolis: Fortress, ; 2nd revised and expanded ed.), has made substantial contributions, beginning with its first publication in to its substantially revised and expanded version in

Read this book on Questia. "In The Executed God, theologian Mark Taylor dares to address the meaning of Jesus' execution for an American culture that now maintains more than 3, U.S. residents on the death rows of its burgeoning prisons.". Winner of the Best General Interest Book Award, from the American Theological Association, The Executed God reinterprets Jesus, his journey to execution in a tumultuous period of Roman empire, as a “way of the cross,” a creative, artful mode of challenging political antagonisms. The Book of Acts indicates that Paul was a Roman citizen by birth, and might then have been arrested in Troas, and taken to Rome and executed. [2 Tim. ] Marcion believed Jesus was the savior sent by God, and Paul the Apostle was his chief apostle, Born: c. 5 AD, Tarsus, Cilicia, Roman Empire. Executed God: way of the cross in lockdown America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this work, Taylor (theology and culture, Princeton Theological Seminary) discusses the similarities between the current U.S. prison system and that of 4/5(1).

0 thoughts on “ Book Review: Mark Lewis Taylor’s The Executed God ” Amanda Mac Ma at pm. I’d be interested in finding out more about how he uses Paul as an example of an anti-imperial Christian. The new edition of Mark Lewis Taylor's award-winning The Executed God is both a searing indictment of the structures of 'Lockdown America' and a visionary statement of hope. It is also a call for action to Jesus followers to resist US imperial projects and power. Outlining a 'theatrics of state terror,' Taylor identifies and analyzes its instruments - mass incarceration, militarized Brand: Fortress Press. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Religion, Politics, and the Christian Right: Post-9/11 Powers and American Empire. ― Mark Lewis Taylor, Executed God. tags: cross. 2 likes. Like/5. Read "The Executed God The Way of the Cross in Lockdown America" by Mark Lewis Taylor available from Rakuten Kobo. The new edition of Mark Lewis Taylor’s award-winning The Executed God is both a searing indictment of the structures of Brand: Fortress Press.