Moral Leadership for a Divided Age
Vendor: Brazos Press
Publication Date: October 16, 2018
Number of Pages: 384
Dimensions: 9.25 × 6.25 (inches)
This book explores the lives of fourteen great moral leaders of recent centuries, including Ida B. Wells-Barnett, William Wilberforce, Harriet Tubman, Mohandas Gandhi, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Malala Yousafzai, and Mother Teresa. Incorporating skillful storytelling, short biographies, and analyses, the book presents these exemplary moral leaders as human beings who are flawed in some ways, gifted in others, but unforgettable all the same.
David P. Gushee (PhD, Union Theological Seminary), a leading public Christian voice on ethical issues of our day, is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of twenty-two books; has served as a columnist for Religion News Service, Christianity Today, and HuffPost; and has been featured on Krista Tippett's NPR program On Being. Gushee serves as president of the American Academy of Religion and is immediate past president of the Society of Christian Ethics.
Colin Holtz, a writer and strategist at the intersection of church and world, is a ten-year veteran of issue advocacy and political campaigns. His writing has been published in the Guardian and HuffPost. He has led national campaigns on education debt and financial regulation, worked with CNN's Crossfire, and served as a senior adviser to Faithful America. He will receive his Master of Divinity from McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in 2019.