Popular Poverty Books
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Image Source. What causes poverty? And what can be done about it? Social scientists, researchers and even novelists fiction have tackled the subject, but poverty, as we all know is a world-wide ages-old problem that is extensive and complex. So what is one to do?
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This classic documents the riveting story and enduring principles of one of the greatest heroes of the civil rights era. Despite little formal education, Perkins combines practical theology, a deep understanding of grace, and keen insights on the essential elements of community development. Sider Thomas Nelson. Sider's book was a prophetic call for evangelical Christians to make a radical commitment to end global poverty. His appeal to Scripture moved a generation of Christians to believe loving poor people is inherent to following Jesus Christ. Easterly, a secular economist, demonstrates that good intentions are not enough.
At Opportunity International, we love learning about the latest innovations in poverty alleviation and development. And as we celebrate the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we are reminded of the incredible work happening all around us in the fight against global poverty. Join us in reading one of these challenging works on poverty and development. In it he traces the intellectual and spiritual journey that led him to fundamentally rethink the economic relationship between rich and poor, and the challenges he and his colleagues faced in founding Grameen. He also provides wise, hopeful guidance for anyone who would like to join him in "putting homelessness and destitution in a museum so that one day our children will visit it and ask how we could have allowed such a terrible thing to go on for so long. Why do they miss out on free life-saving immunizations, but pay for unnecessary drugs?