The Bottom: A Theopoetic of the Streets.

The Bottom: A Theopoetic of the Streets.

the bottom: a theopoetic of the streets explores homelessness; fusing theology, jazz-verse and intimate storytelling into a challenging, raw and beautiful tale.

The Bottom: A Theopoetic of the Streets.

the bottom: a theopoetic of the streets explores homelessness; fusing theology, jazz-verse and intimate storytelling into a challenging, raw and beautiful tale.

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Oct 30, 2020
978-1-78904-508-6

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Oct 30, 2020
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Charles Lattimore Howard
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African american, Religious, Theology

Synopsis

The Bottom: A Theopoetic of the Streets explores homelessness; fusing theology, jazz-verse and intimate storytelling into a challenging, raw and beautiful tale. As he journeys 'downward' to build real relationships with sisters and brothers living on the streets, the author invites the reader on that mysterious journey to meet those pushed to the margins, where we discover harsh truths about social injustice and dehumanization.

This novel in verse moves between poetry and a theological text titled “A Theology of the Bottom”, which is written by the book’s main character. Readers will be left with a greater understanding of the complex journeys of individuals who are navigating homelessness, as well as an increased understanding about liberation theology, and how to handle the grey areas of activism. The reader will also discover, as the author does, their truest self, and come to know more intimately the passionate love of God.

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