The Theology of the Hammer

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Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc., 1994 - Religion - 151 pages
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By the age of thirty, Millard Fuller had come face-to-face with the reality of the American dream --he was a millionaire workaholic with a marriage on the skids. The cure was a radical one. The Fullers sold their business, donated all but a few thousand dollars to charity, and went in search of a new dream. Twenty years later, Fuller and his wife Linda are sharing that dream: Habitat for Humanity International. This exciting release continues the story of Habitat for Humanity, an organization that helps us make shelter a matter of conscience. Founder Millard Fuller describes the applied theology that directs and energizes this organizations efforts.
 

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Contents

Getting Started
1
A New Concept
7
Matching Word with Deed
21
A Theology of Enough
31
A New Manner of Thinking
41
ChurchesMaking the Connection
53
A Church Relations Department
69
A Theology of Unity
79
A Theology Full of Partnerships
87
A WellBuilt Theology
109
A Theology for the World
121
Appendix
145
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Fuller is founder and president of Habitat for Humanity International.

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