Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Apr 12, 2005 - Religion - 368 pages
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Do you want to make a true difference in the world? Dr. Ron Sider does. He has, since before he first published Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger in 1978. Despite a dramatic reduction in world hunger since then, 34,000 children still die daily of starvation and preventable disease, and 1.3 billion people, worldwide, remain in abject poverty. So, the professor of theology went back to re-examine the issues by twenty-first century standards. Finding that Conservatives blame morally reprehensible individual choices, and Liberals blame constrictive social and economic policy, Dr. Sider finds himself agreeing with both sides. In this new look at an age-old problem, he offers not only a detailed explanation of the causes, but also a comprehensive series of practical solutions, in the hopes that Christians like him will choose to make a difference.
  

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User Review  - Nancy Rodriguez - Goodreads

Stirs your conscience but after all the years countless people have read this, poverty continues. The theological causes of poverty and the actual causes overlap, and Sider isn't consistent. I enjoyed chapters 1 to 8 but last three chapters is just call to action. Read full review

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User Review  - Kd0imh - Goodreads

"Can overfed, comfortably clothed, and luxuriously housed persons understand poverty?" is how the book opens. The first chapter closes with this summary of what the book talks about: "Imagine what one ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

M. Daniel Carroll R. (PhD, University of Sheffield) is distinguished professor of Old Testament at Denver Seminary in Littleton, Colorado, where he founded IDEAL, a Spanish language training program. He is also an adjunct professor at El Seminario Teologico Centroamericano in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He is the author or editor of several books, including "Amos--The Prophet and His Oracles: Research on the Book of Amos" and "Theory and Practice in Old Testament Ethics", and is a contributing editor to "Prism".

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