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Restoring At-Risk Communities : Doing It Together and Doing It Right - John Perkins

Restoring At-Risk Communities

Doing It Together and Doing It Right

Paperback Published: 1st February 1996
ISBN: 9780801054631
Number Of Pages: 266
For Ages: 15+ years old

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This is an in-depth how-to manual for those involved in or interested in Christian community development among our nation's poor. Dr. Perkins, along with fourteen other urban ministry professionals, shares a wealth of experience in this practical handbook.

Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
What Is Christian Community Development?p. 17
Toward a Theology of Christian Community Developmentp. 27
Understanding Povertyp. 47
The Character of a Developer: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Leader?p. 61
Relocation: Living in the Communityp. 75
Reconciliation: Loving God and Loving Peoplep. 107
Redistribution: Empowering the Communityp. 139
The Local Church and Christian Community Developmentp. 163
Indigenous Leadership Developmentp. 181
Christian Community Development and the Family: Counting the Costs, Counting the Rewardsp. 195
How to Start a Christian Community Development Ministryp. 211
In Conclusionp. 237
About CCDAp. 239
CCDA Member Organizationsp. 243
Notesp. 251
The Call and Task of Christian Community Development: A Resource Guidep. 255
Contributing Authorsp. 265
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780801054631
ISBN-10: 080105463X
Audience: General
For Ages: 15+ years old
For Grades: 10+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 1st February 1996
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.42  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.38

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