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Disrupting Homelessness by Laura Stivers

Disrupting Homelessness

Description : Disrupting Homelessness unmasks the futile assumptions of our present approaches to homelessness and suggests ways in which Christians and Christian communities can create a prophetic social movement to end poverty and homelessness. Some Christian organizations focus on fixing the person and the behaviors that contribute toward homelessness. Others promote home ownership for low-income households. Stivers criticizes both approaches and assesses to what extent these approaches buy into our culture's dominant ideologies on housing and homelessness, and whether they promote justice and liberation for the least well off. She then outlines an advocacy approach for churches to address the multiple causes of homelessness and prophetically to aim to make a home for all in God's just and compassionate community.

Subtitle : Alternative Christian Approaches

Authors : Laura Stivers

Published Date : 2011-04-01

Publisher : Fortress Press

ISBN : 9781451412864

Page : 187 Pages

Categories : Religion

Total Download: 79

Filesize: 8 MB

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