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We Are Called to Be a Movement

We Are Called to Be a Movement
William Barber By (author)
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Workman Publishing Co

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4.4 X 6.3 in
96 pg

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Social Theory
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
RELIGION / Sermons / Christian


A single, inspiring sermon from The Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II of the Poor People's Campaign: a call to action for a moral revival to save the heart and soul of our democracy, and for people to rise up, come together, and effect change as a community.


“Christians looking for inspiration toward collective action will love this.” — Publishers Weekly 

"We Are Called To Be A Movement, a rousing reminder of the power in every one of us to make change." — Clay Aiken, singer and New York Times Bestselling Author

“William Barber is the closest person we have to Martin Luther King, Jr. in our midst." — Cornel West, author of Black Prophetic Fire

“Barber is one of the most gifted organizers and orators in the country today.” — The Nation

"The Reverend Dr. William Barber...has become, in the past few years, an indispensable figure in the civil-rights landscape, and, perhaps, the individual most capable of crafting a broad-based political counterpoint to the divisiveness of Trumpism." — Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker

"This short book is an authoritative reminder of the power of those who have been hurt the most to create a better world." —  Spirituality & Practice

Author Bio

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II is the President & Sr. Lecturer of Repairers of the Breach, Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: Bishop with the College of Affirming Bishops and Faith Leaders; Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, and the author of three books. Rev. Dr. Barber is also the architect of the Forward Together Moral Movement, and on February 11, 2017, he led the largest moral march in North Carolina history, with over 80,000 people calling on their elected officials to embrace a moral public policy agenda.  A highly sought after speaker, Rev. Dr. Barber has given keynote addresses at hundreds of national and state conferences, including the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Rev. Dr. Barber currently sits on the National NAACP Board of Directors. A former Mel King Fellow at MIT, he is Visiting Professor of Public Theology and Activism at Union Theological Seminary and is a Senior Fellow at Auburn Seminary. He is the 2015 recipient of the Puffin Award and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Award.