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When Sorrow Comes

The Power of Sermons from Pearl Harbor to Black Lives Matter

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674988194

Publication Date: 04/13/2021

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440 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: The Power of the Pulpit
  • 1. “Necessary Injustice”: Pearl Harbor and the Internment of Japanese Americans
  • 2. We All Killed Kennedy: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
  • 3. Existential Despair: The Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • 4. The Church of the National Tragedy: The Los Angeles Uprisings and the Oklahoma City Bombing
  • 5. God’s Celestial Army: September 11, 2001
  • 6. The Enduring American Crisis: Sermons from the Newtown Shooting to Black Lives Matter
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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