Always with Us?: What Jesus Really Said about the Poor

Always with Us?: What Jesus Really Said about the Poor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802875020
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/21/2017
Series: Prophetic Christianity Series (PC) Series
Pages: 207
Sales rank: 264,075
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Liz Theoharis is founder and codirector of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice and coordinator of the Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Theoharis has spent the last two decades organizing among the poor in the United States and worldwide.

Table of Contents

Foreword William J. Barber II ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xx

Introduction 1

1 Is Ending Poverty Possible? 13

2 Reading the Bible with the Poor 30

3 No Needy among You 63

4 "Don't Laugh, Folks-Jesus Was a Poor Man" 75

5 More Than Flinging a Coin to a Beggar 100

6 Christ, the Social-Movement Leader 125

Conclusion 145

Bibliography 154

Subject Index 173

Scripture Index 183

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