Revive Us Again by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber audiobook

Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing

By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II , with  Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis  and Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery
Read by Erin Bennett , J. D. Jackson , and Thom Rivera

Beacon Press
4.24 Hours Unabridged
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A collection of sermons and speeches that lay out a groundbreaking vision for intersectional organizing, paired with inspirational and practical essays from activists in today’s Poor People’s Campaign The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II has been called “the closest person we have to Martin Luther King Jr. in our midst” (Cornel West) and “one of the most gifted organizers and orators in the country today” (Ari Berman). In this age of political division and civic unrest, Rev. Barber’s message is more necessary than ever. This volume features Rev. Barber’s most stirring sermons and speeches, with response essays by prominent public intellectuals, activists, and faith leaders. Drawing from the history of social movements in the US, especially the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign, Rev. Barber and the contributors to this volume speak to the most pressing issues of our time, including Black Lives Matter, the fight for a $15 minimum wage, the struggle to protect voting rights, the march for women’s rights, and the movement to overcome poverty and unite the dispossessed across all dividing lines. Grounded in the fundamental biblical theme of poor and oppressed people taking action together, the book suggests ways to effectively build a fusion movement to make America fair and just for everyone.

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A collection of sermons and speeches that lay out a groundbreaking vision for intersectional organizing, paired with inspirational and practical essays from activists in today’s Poor People’s Campaign

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II has been called “the closest person we have to Martin Luther King Jr. in our midst” (Cornel West) and “one of the most gifted organizers and orators in the country today” (Ari Berman). In this age of political division and civic unrest, Rev. Barber’s message is more necessary than ever. This volume features Rev. Barber’s most stirring sermons and speeches, with response essays by prominent public intellectuals, activists, and faith leaders. Drawing from the history of social movements in the US, especially the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign, Rev. Barber and the contributors to this volume speak to the most pressing issues of our time, including Black Lives Matter, the fight for a $15 minimum wage, the struggle to protect voting rights, the march for women’s rights, and the movement to overcome poverty and unite the dispossessed across all dividing lines. Grounded in the fundamental biblical theme of poor and oppressed people taking action together, the book suggests ways to effectively build a fusion movement to make America fair and just for everyone.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Often, Barber’s stirring rhetoric—his use of anaphora, his skillful interweaving of academic research with folksy quotes from his grandmother—radiates off the page . . . . Inspiring. Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Author Bio: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, pastor at Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, and founder of Repairers of the Breach. He is the author of The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear.

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Author Bio: The Reverend Dr. Rick Lowery

Author Bio: The Reverend Dr. Rick Lowery

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Author Bio: The Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II

Author Bio: The Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II

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Author Bio: The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis

Author Bio: The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis

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Author Bio: Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery

Author Bio: Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery

Rev. Richard H. Lowery is Affiliate Professor of Hebrew Bible at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, IN, and Adjunct Professor at Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, KY. He is an ordained Disciples of Christ minister and is married to the Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, the General Minister and President of the denomination. Lowery is a popular speaker, preacher, and lecturer and has served on the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

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Author Bio: Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Author Bio: Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis is founder and codirector of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice and coordinator of the Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, Theoharis is a popular speaker, teacher, and activist, and has published numerous books and articles including Always With Us?: What Jesus Really Said About the Poor.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Runtime: 4.24
Audience: Adult
Language: English