Wendell Griffen

wendellThe Fierce Urgency of Prophetic Hope is my attempt to help followers of Jesus—those social-justice-minded pastors, congregational leaders, religious educators, grassroots activists and advocates, and other faithful persons—to ponder one question:

How are we to be committed to the cause of Jesus during and after the presidency of Donald J. Trump?

“In this powerful new book, preacher and prophet

Wendell L. Griffen calls things by their right names, including white racism. He reminds us that the prophets are voices of hope; he shows us hope for our dread circumstance. He knows what is going on in this dangerous and distressing time. This book is an act of bold courage and imagination, just what we need!”

—Walter Brueggemann, author of The Prophetic Imagination (1978), God, Neighbor, Empire (2016), and many more; William Marcellus McPheeters Professor Emeritus of Old Testament, Columbia Theological Seminary