Power and poverty in the Church
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Power and poverty in the Church

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Published by Geoffrey Chapman in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published as "Pour une eglise servante et pauvre.".

Statementby Yves Congar ; translated from the French by Jennifer Nicholson.
The Physical Object
Pagination157p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17944213M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Congar, Yves, Power and poverty in the church. New York: Paulist Press, (DLC) In this wide-ranging, challenging book Dewi Arwel Hughes unpacks a convicting thesis: that poverty has to do with the way in which we human beings use and abuse the power God gave us when he created us. He then provides biblical perspectives to enable you to . Neither Cardinals nor Cadillacs were among the marks of the primitive Church, but simplicity, holy poverty, and above all, the service of the ministry. In the course of time, social and political obligations obscured the basic function of the hierarchy, especially after Constantine. Later legalistic and organizational emphases led to further : Paulist Press.   Editor’s Note: Today we continue our series of excerpts from IFWE’s forthcoming book, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to ’s post concludes Dr. Walter Kaiser’s chapter entitled “Poverty and the Poor in the Old Testament,” which examines some key Old Testament passages about poverty and poverty relief.

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A Church formed and shaped from within, by the poor, is a Church that “recognizes the poor as having and being the healing and salutary properties for its own existence and meaning in the world” (). For Francis, argues Sedmak, choosing to be a Church of the poor transforms an understanding of orthodoxy. Roman Catholic Church. The Catholic Church regularly criticises those who value wealth above people. The Catechism says: “True happiness is not found in riches or well-being, in human fame or power, or in any human achievement God blesses those who come to the aid of the poor and rebukes those who turn away from them.   “The poor you will always have with you” (Matthew a).Poverty is like a black hole in the space of humanity. This enigmatic darkness of poverty among us, around us, has a gravitational pull on one are thus drawn by poverty’s own forces to .   The church in general, and evangelical Christians in particular, has been helping people in poverty. But you wouldn’t know that if you attended a roundtable discussion of poverty at Georgetown University. President Obama made lots of critical comments, but I .