By Frank A. Thomas
The promise of the US has constantly been inventive strength: firm, undefined, optimism, idealism, and desire. This promise, identified because the starting of the hot global and named because the nice melancholy because the “American Dream”, is what makes immigrants cry on the base of the Statue of Liberty. yet there's a darkish aspect to the yank Dream, too—one that we don’t speak about a lot in well mannered corporation. an aspect characterised through the exploitation and domination of subjected people.
The nationwide weather has triggered many to query the validity of the yankee Dream, and even if it even bargains a plausible imaginative and prescient for the state. There are few higher inquiries to ask. Our collective destiny relies on a typical imaginative and prescient. If the yank Dream is lifeless, then what occurs next?
This publication evaluates the yank Dream, establishes its roots, supplies purposes for its decline, and gives strategies to reclaim the promise of the yankee Dream that's extra aligned with Jesus’ imaginative and prescient of the dominion of God and Martin Luther King Jr’ s imaginative and prescient of the “Beloved Community”. Our problem is to increase a redesigned American Dream, a sustainable destiny for all, loose from exploitation and domination of subjected people.
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American Dream 2.0: A Christian Way Out of the Great Recession by Frank A. Thomas