Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Consuming Faith: Integrating Who We Are with What We Buy [Paperback]

By Tom Beaudoin (Editor)
Our Price $ 11.80  
Retail Value $ 15.95  
You Save $ 4.15  (26%)  
Item Number 115886  
Buy New $11.80
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for Consuming Faith: Integrating Who We Are with What We Buy by Tom Beaudoin...

The author calls for a responsible attitude to buying and consuming based on the worth and dignity of all human beings.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Sheed & Ward
Pages   121
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.98" Width: 6" Height: 0.41"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 12, 2006
Publisher   Sheed & Ward
ISBN  1580512089  
ISBN13  9781580512084  

Availability  4 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 24, 2016 12:13.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Tom Beaudoin

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! TOM BEAUDOIN Raised on television and video games, Tom Beaudoin began to notice in the mid-80s that the popular culture so familiar to him was infused with religious iconography and meaning. He earned his Master of Theological Studies from Harvard University School of Divinity in 1996 and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Religion and Education at Boston College. A former altar boy and presently a bass player in a Boston area rock band, he survived Woodstock '94.

Tom Beaudoin currently resides in Atlanta, in the state of Georgia. Tom Beaudoin was born in 1969 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Harvard Univ. School of Divinity and Boston College Harvard University.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > Faith
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Spirituality > General

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about Consuming Faith: Integrating Who We Are with What We Buy?

Good, but could be better  Aug 2, 2005
Tom Beaudoin's Consuming Faith names multiple challenges of living Christian faith in a market-driven society. He pays particular attention to the anonymity of product production, linking global injustices to the clothing and footware found in North American stores. He offers a fine reflection on the use and abuse of unknown human bodies around the world to create products that clothe North American bodies. Beaudoin's investigation of this question began with his own concern about his favorite articles of clothing, and his efforts to track down their sources and the conditions under which they were made. His pursuit was challenged at every turn, and frequently turned up in dead ends.
The book is highly readable and accessible to a general audience. It falls short in two ways. One is that he fails to substantiate some claims. I'm not so concerned that it is poor scholarship, since it is written for a popular audience. But doesn't he think that some of his readers would also like to get their hands on the information he found so enlightening? The second shortfall is that he offers no direction. How are we to proceed? Considering that this started with his personal search, he might have at least offered for consideration the actions he finally chose for himself (besides writing a book). Beaudoin's is a good and thought provoking book, but it could have been a much better book had he given it more.
Insightful and thought provoking  Dec 21, 2003
Beaudoin's presentation of his theology of consumption and spirituality is very accessible to people new to the concepts. His non-moralizing approach is inspirational rather than guilt-inducing. His humor is delightful. Although I personally do not come from a Christian tradition, I find this book applicable to my own life. I recommend this book to anyone who is curious about global economics.

Write your own review about Consuming Faith: Integrating Who We Are with What We Buy

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Consuming Faith: Integrating Who We Are with What We Buy

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy