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In this new look at the age-old problem of abject poverty, Dr. Sider 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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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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Jules8619, December 4, 2006 (view all comments by Jules8619)
I think this book was good. The only complaint i have about it is that it may have a few too many statistics in it. Although they did help the author get his point across, they at times caused me to loose interest in the book.
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ISBN:
9780849945304
Author:
Sider, Ronald J
Publisher:
W Publishing Group
Author:
Sider, Ronald J.
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Religion - Church History
Subject:
Wealth
Subject:
Christian Life - Social Issues
Subject:
Christianity - General
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - Social Issues
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - General
Subject:
Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Subject:
Wealth -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Subject:
Christianity-Social Issues
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
335
Dimensions:
9.06x6.06x.96 in. 1.16 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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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