Item description for Where There's Hope There's Life: Womens Stories of Homelessness and Survival with Theological and Pastoral Reflections by Anthony J. Gittins...
Overview These twelve short, personal stories are deeply moving and compelling and speak volumes about the lives of the truly poor. The text will help readers integrate an implicit pastoral theology with a more explicit pastoral spirituality of understanding and compassion.
Publishers Description Many people know about homelessness or have known a homeless person, but they have never personally experienced homelessness. This book introduces readers to actual homeless people with real identities and lives. These twelve short, personal stories are deeply moving and compelling and speak volumes about the lives of the truly poor among us. The appendix of the book offers a practical theology of homelessness, i.e., what it means to be Christian among the homeless. Thus, the book provides an outside study of homelessness alongside the multifaceted inside look from those who live with homelessness every day. Homelessness: Where There's Hope, There's Life will help readers integrate an implicit pastoral theology with a more explicit pastoral spirituality of understanding and compassion.
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Studio: Liguori Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.6" Height: 0.42" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2006
Publisher Liguori Publications
ISBN 0764814109 ISBN13 9780764814105
Availability 12 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 24, 2017 02:50.
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More About Anthony J. Gittins
Gittins is a religious of the Congregation of the Holy Ghost, and a member of the Volunteer Missionary Movement. He has taught in Chicago for 15 years andis the Bishop Francis X. Ford MM Chair of Missiology at the Catholic Theological Union.
Anthony J. Gittins currently resides in the state of Illinois. Anthony J. Gittins was born in 1943.