Am I Still My Brother's Keeper?: Biblical Perspectives on by Robert Wafawanaka PDF

By Robert Wafawanaka

What does the Bible say approximately poverty and our accountability towards the negative? This publication examines the idea that of “brother’s keeper” in either the traditional close to East and the biblical international. Wafawanaka contends that biblical Israel did not play the rightful function of brother’s keeper and claims that we, too, have strayed from this accountability. Am I nonetheless My Brother’s Keeper? finds what we will be able to know about poverty from a biblical context and the way we would applicable these insights to struggle poverty in our personal groups. starting with the biblical mandate in Deuteronomy 15, Wafawanaka surveys the Hebrew Scriptures and demanding situations people with strength and assets to reevaluate their reaction to the bad. Failure to revisit the inspiration of “brother’s keeper” threatens to create a society that's more and more disenfranchised and unjust. a look at our global in gentle of biblical background means that poverty is a deadly disease worldwide challenge that calls for a thorough worldwide resolution.

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