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Opting For the Poor : The Challenge For the Twenty-First Century

Price: $9.95
Opting For the Poor

This is a new edition, revised and updated of one of our best selling books. At a time when poverty is increasing, this modern classic inspires us to understand and live out Catholic Social Teaching's Option for the Poor. This book has six chapters about how to serve, practically with compassion, for and with the poor.

The chapters include:

  • Challenging Our Church
  • Tracing the History
  • Clarifying the Issues
  • Grounding the Task
  • Applying the Option
  • Affecting Our Lives

This new edition also includes a talk by Fr. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, Superior General of the Jesuits, on "Opting for the Poor." In addition there are "Tithing of Time" suggestions and a Biblical Reading list.

A challenging book for all who care about justice and the poor. Ideal for teachers, students, parish social action groups and participants in social justice programs.
ISBN 0-934-255-22-9

Paperback: 64 pages

Published: 2004