- 422 pages
- Poverty and the Poor in the Worlds Religious Traditions
- William H Brackney
- 14 February 2019 William H Brackney
Poverty Is A Universal Phenomenon Across History, Regardless Of Country Or Culture Today, The Demographics Of The Poor Are On The Rise Globally It Is A Critical Issue Religious Traditions Are Another Universal Aspect Of Human Societies, And Nearly All Religions Include Directives On How To Respond To The Poor And Systemic Poverty How Do The Various Religious Traditions Conceptualize Poverty, And What Do They View As The Proper Response To The Poor Poverty And The Poor In The World S Religious Traditions Religious Responses To The Problem Of Poverty Brings Together Specialists On The Religions Of The World And Their Diverse Viewpoints To Identify How Different Religious Traditions Interact With Poverty And Being Poor It Also Contains Excerpts Of Religious Texts That Readers Can Use As Primary Documents To Illustrate Themes Such As Identifying The Poor, Religious Reasons For Being Poor, And Responses Like Charity And Development To The Existence Of Poverty This Book Serves As A Powerful Resource For Students Of Subjects Like International Development, Missiology, Comparative Religion, Theology, Social Ethics, Economics, And Organizational Leadership As Well As For Any Socially Concerned Clergy Of Various Faiths.