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Frederick L. Downing

Frederick L. Downing is professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and department head at Valdosta State University. His previous books, TO SEE THE PROMISED LAND: THE FAITH PILGRIMAGE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., received national attention and ELIE WIESEL: A RELIGIOUS BIOGRAPHY won the Georgia Author of the Year Award.

Books by Frederick L. Downing

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Clarence Jordan: A Radical Pilgrimage in Scorn of the Consequences
By author: Frederick L. Downing   Foreword by: Walter Brueggemann
Product Code: H943
ISBN: 9780881466324
Product Format: Hardback
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Using a corpus of family letters, his FBI file, and a series of interviews, Frederick L. Downing portrays Clarence Jordan as a pioneer (on the frontier of the New South), a prophet, and a moral exemplar. As a New Testament Greek scholar and founder of Koinonia Farm, there were two distinctive poles to the prophetic nature of Jordan’s life and work: one which sought to critique and dismantle the status quo, and the other which attempted to evoke a new way of being.