In the Company of the Poor: Conversations with Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez [NOOK Book]

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Paul Farmer, an internationally respected physician, and Gustavo Gutiérrez, the Peruvian priest renowned for his contributions to liberation theology, join in an inspiring conversation about life, liberation, and the call to accompany the poor. Dr. Farmer has credited liberation theology as the inspiration for his effort to do “social justice medicine,” while Gutierrez has recognized Farmer’s work as a particularly compelling example of the option for the poor, and the practical application of theological ...
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In the Company of the Poor: Conversations with Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez

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Paul Farmer, an internationally respected physician, and Gustavo Gutiérrez, the Peruvian priest renowned for his contributions to liberation theology, join in an inspiring conversation about life, liberation, and the call to accompany the poor. Dr. Farmer has credited liberation theology as the inspiration for his effort to do “social justice medicine,” while Gutierrez has recognized Farmer’s work as a particularly compelling example of the option for the poor, and the practical application of theological principles outside the church. Their friendship and common vision will inspire all who dream and work for a different world.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781608333165
  • Publisher: Orbis
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 290,482
  • File size: 709 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2014

    An easy read of a hard journey.

    Both the mis-steps and successes of Partners in Health find explanation in this small powerful book. Dr. Paul Farmer goes where others fear to go; sometimes taking extravagantly courageous stands for the "have-nots." His underlying chutzpah and compassion is borne of a commitment to social justice in the theology of the revered Gustavo Gutierrez. Each beautifully echoes the other in their stance for the poor. Not in words alone but in action.

    In the face of disappointment, misappropriated and mismanaged funds by other NGO's in Haiti, we understand now why Farmer continues relentlessly, valiantly. He is on fire with caritas!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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