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Becoming a Citizen of the World: Suffering and Solidarity in the 21st Century
     

Becoming a Citizen of the World: Suffering and Solidarity in the 21st Century

by Donald H. Dunson
 

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This study of the nature of our moral obligations to alleviate suffering on a global level addresses many of the vexing questions that face practitioners of Christian compassion: how do we avoid a kind of “poverty tourism” or “slacktivism” in our response to suffering, particularly far from home? How do we respond authentically and

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This study of the nature of our moral obligations to alleviate suffering on a global level addresses many of the vexing questions that face practitioners of Christian compassion: how do we avoid a kind of “poverty tourism” or “slacktivism” in our response to suffering, particularly far from home? How do we respond authentically and effectively in our strategies for solidarity with the poor and the underprivileged? Using personal anecdotes as well as philosophical and theological reflection, Donald and James Dunson emphasize the power of moral argument as well as personal experience in addressing what can seem an insurmountable catalog of evils and suffering in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781626980457
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
12/01/2013
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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