Beyond Homelessness

Beyond Homelessness


Author: Bouma-Prediger, Steven, Walsh, Brain J.
Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans
ISBN: 9780802846921
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 384
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This book goes far beyond covering the subject of homelessness as the social problem we all recognize in our cities. Mass emigrations, displaced families, and human alienation from the earth all mark our times. In critiquing contemporary North American culture, Steven Bouma-Prediger and Brian Walsh discuss various forms of homelessness
socioeconomic, ecological, and psycho-spiritual
and creatively show how biblical attentiveness and Christian faith can heal the profound dislocations in our society.

Ending each of their chapters with a moving biblical meditation, the authors also interact throughout with characters and themes from current literature and popular culture
from Salman Rushdie to Barbara Kingsolver, from the Wizard of Oz to Bruce Cockburn.

Steven Bouma-Prediger, Author

Steven Bouma-Prediger is Professor of Religion at Hope College, Holland, Michigan, and the author of For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care.

Brain J. Walsh, Author

Brian J. Walsh is a Campus Minister at the University of Toronto, Adjunct Professor of Theology of Culture at Wycliffe College, and the coauthor of Colossians Remixed: Subverting the Empire.

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Dimensions 23 × 15 cm


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