God knows there's need: Christian responses to poverty


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The subject of poverty is rich in meanings and associations, among them hunger, stench, disease, disfigurement, shame, revulsion, and loss. It is a topic that has preoccupied the mind and hearts of the faithful since the inception of Christianity. In this insightful volume, Susan R. Holman blends personal memoir and scholarly research into ancient writings to illuminate the age-old issues of need, poverty, and social justice in the history of the Christian tradition. Holman weaves together stories from late antiquity with ...

God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195383621