The Church Struggle in South Africa

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Fortress Press, 2005 - Religion - 286 pages
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This widely acclaimed and influential volume by internationally noted theologian John de Gruchy is now available in a greatly revised and expanded 25th anniversary edition that places the monumental religious struggle against South African apartheid into a larger and instructive global setting. Fully updated, John De Gruchy's authoritative account of Christian complicity with and then resistance to one of the world's most notoriously repressive regimes holds indispensable lessons and "dangerous memories" for all concerned about evil, justice, and racial reconciliation.

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Apartheid and the Churches
The Growing Conflict
Black Renaissance Protest and Challenge
Resistance Repression and the Transition to Democracy
From Church Struggle to Church Struggles
Religious Affiliation in South Africa in 1996
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Steve de Gruchy is Senior Lecturer at the School of Theology at the University of Natal.

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