It Comes from the People: Community Development and Local Theology

It Comes from the People: Community Development and Local Theology

By: Mary Ann Hinsdale (author)Hardback

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An Appalachian community develops a theology of liberation

About Author

Mary Ann Hinsdale is Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Boston College.


Foreword --Robert McAfee Brown Preface --Louis F. McNeil Acknowledgments Introduction --Mary Ann Hinsdale and Helen M. Lewis Part I: The Community Development Process: A Case Study Introduction --Helen M. Lewis 1. Historical Background 2. Organizing and Mobilizing the Community 3. Confronting and Using Power 4. Getting Educated 5. Using Culture in Community Development 6. Leadership and Organizational Development 7. Insiders, Outsiders, and Participatory Research Part II: Local Theology in a Rural Mountain Community Introduction --Mary Ann Hinsdale 8. Reading and Using the Bible 9. Theology from the People 10. Ritual and Ethics 11. Emerging Women's Voices: "Unlearning to Not Speak" 12. Ministry: Within and Without 13. The Churches and Community Development Epilogue --Mary Ann Hinsdale, Helen M. Lewis, and S. Maxine Waller Appendix A: Context and Methodology Appendix B: Scenes and Songs from It Came from Within Notes Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781566392112
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781566392112
  • ISBN10: 156639211X

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