Beyond Witnessing Hardback

A New Way of Humanising the World

by Peter Chidi Okuma;

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Beyond Witnessing

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The Poor and poverty-related issues and questions are in vogue. Humanitarianism is in. Yet so many mouths are hungry and poor - even more hunger than never. What is responsible? Aren't there enough theories to end poverty like that of Jeffery Sachs: The End of Poverty. How we can make it happen in our Lifetime? Or those of Dambisa Moyo and others? Are resources not really enough and those directly concerned not doing enough in doling out help? Are we not donating enough? This author has x-rayed the theories of poverty and world poverty in particular through the purview of Jeffery Sachs. The author discovered that we need to go beyond witnessing today in order to really make true and lasting impact on the lives of humans. As he suggests through a combination of what he calls the Christian Metannarrative hermeneutics and the Mother Teresa of Calcutta model: We are called to live the love of God, not to feel the love of God. We live this love through prayer and action. Our work is the fruit of our prayer, so that if our work is not going well, we must examine our prayer life. If we neglect our work or are harsh, proud, moody, and angry, then we should examine our prayer life.
We will see that something has gone wrong there.

Beyond Witnessing by Peter Chidi Okuma was published by Peter Lang GmbH in September 2013. The ISBN for Beyond Witnessing is 9783631647608.

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Details for Beyond Witnessing

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherPeter Lang GmbH (September 2013)
Edition1st New edition
Number of Pages89
Thickness13 mm
Height210 mm
Width148 mm
Product Code4254722
Page last updated 28th October 2015
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