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Sharing the Blessing: Overcoming Poverty and Working for Justice

by Galloway, Kathy

SPCK, Christian Aid 2008

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Sharing the Blessing: Overcoming Poverty and Working for Justice
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Overview

In Sharing the Blessing, Kathy Galloway offers a reflection on the spirituality and practice of working for justice and overcoming poverty, both local and global. As people of faith, we are called to speak out against all which distorts or diminishes the image of God in human beings. Yet working for global justice requires patience and persistence: change is slow, difficult, and often costly. Sharing the Blessing is about how you can be part of that change. It will encourage you to think spiritually and creatively around issues of economics, globalization, and migration. By putting a human face on huge social problems, which can so easily seem abstract and distant, you can more easily connect these issues with your faith. Here you will find practical suggestions and spiritual guidance that will help you to make a real difference to those suffering from injustice and poverty.

In the Logos edition, all Scripture passages in Sharing the Blessing are tagged, appear on mouseover, and link to your favorite Bible translation in your library. With Logos’ advanced features, you can perform powerful searches by topic or Scripture reference—finding, for example, every mention of “suffering” or “hope.”

Key Features

  • Reflects on the spirituality and practice of working for justice
  • Offers spiritual and practical resources for resistance and persistence in this work
  • Encourages spiritual and creative thinking around issues of economics, globalization, and migration
  • Discusses the compromises, disappointments, and failures in this work

Contents

  • The Spirituality of Economics
  • Sharing the Blessing
  • Bambalela: Never Give Up
  • Living with Difference
  • The Power of Human Dignity
  • Living Hopefully
  • The Journey is Long

Product Details

  • Title: Sharing the Blessing: Overcoming Poverty and Working for Justice
  • Author: Kathy Galloway
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 112

About Kathy Galloway

Kathy Galloway is a minister in the Church of Scotland and the head of Christian Aid in Scotland. Previously, she was the leader of the Iona Community, the first woman to be elected to the post. Kathy lives in Glasgow and is a practical theologian, campaigner, and writer. She is the author of several books, including A Story to Live By and Walking in Darkness and Light.

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