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Wealth and poverty in early church and society

Wealth and poverty in early church and society

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Published by Baker Academic in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wealth -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses,
  • Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Susan R. Holman.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsHolman, Susan R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.W4 W39 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18281029M
    ISBN 109780801035494
    LC Control Number2008000426

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Wealth and poverty are issues of perennial importance in the life and thought of the church. This volume brings patristic thought to bear on these vital issues. The contributors offer explanations of poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt and Asia Minor and in early Byzantium, and connect patristic theology with contemporary public policy and religious s: 4.

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This volume brings patristic thought to bear on these vital issues. The contributors offer explanations of poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt and Asia Minor and in early Byzantium, and connect patristic theology with contemporary public policy and religious dialogue.

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The contributors seek to present the complex ways in which early Christian ideas and practices relate to modern ideas and practices, and vice versa.

In this light, the book covers seven major areas of poverty and its causes, benefaction, patronage, donation, wealth and dehumanization, 'the undeserving poor', and responsibility. When George Gilder first published Wealth & Poverty inthe book was an instant classic, becoming the economics bible of the unfolding Reagan revolution.

“Not since the Gilded Age of the late ’s has anyone advanced so enthusiastic an endorsement of capitalism and capitalists,” observed the Reviews:   Contains essays from various contributors that reflect on wealth and poverty in the early church.

From the Back Cover "This is a splendid book, a substantial contribution on a topic of perennial import for scholars of religion and theology. The essays collected here offer important reassessments of scholarship to s: 4.

He explains the damage that government poverty programs have done to their recipients and why. Because Gilder goes much deeper than any topical description of where things were when he wrote the book this book is still very relevant.

This goes to the basis of how some people can rise from poverty and how others can slide from wealth into poverty.4/5(40).

Dr. Art Lindsley Art Lindsley, Ph.D. is Vice President of Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics. He served as co-editor and contributing author to IFWE’s Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism (Abilene Christian University Press) and For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty (Zondervan).

An esteemed author and teacher, Dr. Lindsley. This inaugural volume in the Holy Cross Studies in Patristic Theology and History Series provides an ecumenical roster of leading scholars examining issues of prosperity and penury in the theology, social practices, and institutions of early Christianity.

These contributors explain poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt, Asia Minor, and early. Wealth and poverty are issues of perennial importance in the life and thought of the church. This volume brings patristic thought to bear on these vital issues.

The contributors offer explanations of poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt and Asia Minor and in early Byzantium, and connect patristic theology with contemporary public policy.

Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Society Susan R. Holman (Editor) Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, ( pages) This volume contains papers from the conference, Wealth and Poverty in Early Christianity, held at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.

Wealth and poverty are issues of perennial importance in the life and thought of the church. This volume brings patristic thought to bear on these vital issues. The contributors offer explanations of poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt and Asia Minor and in early Byzantium, and connect patristic.

Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Society Susan R. Holman (Editor) Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, ( pages) This volume contains papers from the conference, Wealth and Poverty in Early Christianity, held at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.

The essays. Wealth, poverty, and the value of the person: some notes on the hymn of the pearl and its early Christian context / Edward Moore Egypt in late antiquity Widening the eye of the needle: wealth and poverty in the works of Clement of Alexandria / Annewies van den Hoek.

"Widening the Eye of the Needle. Reflections on Wealth and Poverty in the Works of Clement of Alexandria" Ed Siecienski, Fordham University (classroom 3) "Gilding the Lily: A Patristic Defense of Liturgical Splendor" Panayiotis Papageorgiou, St.

George Greek Orthodox Church (classroom 4) "Wealth and Philanthropy in the Early Church". Wealth and poverty are issues of perennial importance in the life and thought of the church.

This volume brings patristic thought to bear on these vital issues. The contributors offer explanations of poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt and Asia Minor and in early Byzantium, and connect patristic theology with contemporary public policy and.

3 Steven J. Friesen, “Injustice or God’s Will?: Early Christian Explanations of Poverty,” in Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Society, edited by Susan R. Search for books, ebooks, Wealth and poverty in early church and society / Bibliographic Details; Other Authors: Holman, Susan R.

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This volume brings patristic thought to bear on these vital issues. The contributors offer explanations of poverty in the New Testament period, explore developments among Christians in Egypt and Asia Minor and in early Byzantiu.

Susan R. Holman, editor. Wealth and Poverty in Early Church and Cross Studies in Patristic Theology and History Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, Pp.$  Poverty and the Church The church has the potential to offer some unique solutions to poverty.

Yet ever since the depression of the s and the rise of the Great Society programs in the s, the church has tended to abdicate its responsibility toward the poor to the government.WEALTH AND POVERTY WEALTH AND POVERTY 1 1 in 9 people in the world regularly go hungry.1 1 in 9 people in the world don’t have clean water to drink.2 24% of the wealth in the UK is possessed by the richest 1% of people.3 Each night, about 4, people sleep rough in England.4 How might having wealth and being in poverty affect people’s lives?