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Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Cj Rey - Goodreads

"We must redefine the 'good life.' We must develop a theology of enough." Consume less. Pollute less. Love and help the poor. Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Steve Savig - Goodreads

A study and topic of concern Kris & I explored early in our marriage. Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Kristi - Goodreads

“God wants every person and family to have equality of economic opportunity, at least to the point of having access to resources necessary (land, money, education), so that by working responsibly they ... Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Greg Taylor - Goodreads

One of the most interesting things about this book is Sider's views and edits that he made in the 20th anniversary edition. The earlier edition was decidedly more liberal policies leaning, but in ... Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

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

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Justin Tapp - 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

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

Rich Christians is a classic in the social justice Christian world. Heavy on statistics, Sider takes the reader through a wealth of evidence showing that 1) there are enough resources in the world to ... Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Sara Best - Goodreads

Sider's books were instrumental in the formation of my approach to Christian social action. Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Mike E. - Goodreads

Sider calls for rich Christians to live modestly and give generously. In general, Sider is against charity/handouts. He is for wealth-generating micro-enterprsies. I recommend this highly for all ... Read full review

Review: Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity

User Review  - Mandi - Goodreads

While I disagree with his perception of God's punitive character, I agree with him about our responsibility to the poor, both on an individual and structural level. Read full review

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