Score: 4.5
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The Day the World Came to Town


  • Author: Jim Defede
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: History
  • File Size: 9245342 Bytes


The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway’s Smash Hit Musical Come from Away, Featuring All New Material from the Author...

Untamed Hospitality (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life)


  • Author: Elizabeth Newman
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • File Size: 1407450 Bytes


Christian hospitality is more than a well-set table, pleasant conversation, or even inviting people into your home. Christian hospitality, according to Elizabeth Newman, is an extension of how we interact with God. It trains us to be capable of welcoming strangers who will challenge us and enhance our lives in unexpected ways, readying us to embrace the ultimate stranger: God.In Untamed Hospitality, Newman dispels the modern myths of hospitality as a superficial commodity that can be bought and sold at The Pottery Barn and restores it to its proper place within God's story, as displayed most fully in Jesus Christ. Worship, she says, is the believer's participation in divine hospitality, a hospitality that cannot be sequestered from our economic, poli...

Welcoming the Stranger
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Welcoming the Stranger


  • Author : Matthew Soerens
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830885558


Welcoming the Stranger Book Description :

World Relief staffers Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang move beyond the rhetoric to offer a Christian response to immigration. With careful historical understanding and thoughtful policy analysis, they debunk myths about immigration, show the limits of the current immigration system, and offer concrete ways for you to welcome and minister to your immigrant neighbors....

Welcoming the Stranger
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Welcoming the Stranger


  • Author : Matthew Soerens
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830878406


Welcoming the Stranger Book Description :

Immigration is one of the most complicated issues of our time. Voices on all sides argue strongly for action and change. Christians find themselves torn between the desire to uphold laws and the call to minister to the vulnerable. In this book World Relief staffers Matthew Soerens and Jenny Hwang move beyond the rhetoric to offer a Christian response to immigration. They put a human face on the issue and tell stories of immigrants' experiences in and out of the system. With careful historical understanding and thoughtful policy analysis, they debunk myths and misconceptions about immigration and show the limitations of the current immigration system. Ultimately they point toward immigration reform that is compassionate, sensible and just, as they off...

Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming the Stranger


  • Author : Patrick R. Keifert
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1451415508


Welcoming the Stranger Book Description :

This book is an astute rethinking of theology and pastoral ministry that overcomes sentimental notions of hospitality....

Welcoming the Stranger Among Us

Welcoming the Stranger Among Us


  • Author : Catholic Church. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Publisher : USCCB Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1574553755


Welcoming the Stranger Among Us Book Description :

Designed for both ordained and lay ministers at the diocesan and parish levels, this document challenges us to prepare to receive newcomers with a genuine spirit of welcome....

Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming the Stranger


  • Author : Denise Cottrell-Boyce
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-05-28
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0232534233


Welcoming the Stranger Book Description :

A Bible Study book for individuals or groups, which explores how the Bible today can help us better to understand our increasingly multi-cultural world and society, especially in light of those people fleeing war, poverty and oppression. What does the Bible have to say about xenophobia? How can we contribute to the rebuilding of a world of peace in our lives and local communities today?Welcoming the Stranger is part of the all new series, How the Bible can Help us Understand.These short books are aimed at ordinary people committed in their faith and wanting to live Christianly, but not brought up in a Bible-studying tradition. They prompt intelligent thought, reflection and guidance on issues that really matter to people, using illustrations from lif...

Dignity and Justice

Dignity and Justice


  • Author : Dakin-Grimm, Linda
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781608338450


Dignity and Justice Book Description :

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Welcoming the Stranger

Welcoming the Stranger


  • Author : Nick Regnault
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1711935875


Welcoming the Stranger Book Description :

Does your church or community group want to help refugees or migrants settle into your neighbourhood but you're not sure how to start? Nick Regnault shares the experiences of his community at South West Baptist Church in Christchurch who are doing just that: initially through a refugee sponsorship scheme, and then in response to the terror attacks that occurred on 15 March 2019. This hugely rewarding and sometimes challenging journey has been a discovery: about others and about themselves. Nick distils four essential threads weaving through all these experiences. When woven together, he says, we can create places of welcoming and belonging for others and for ourselves, for the newcomer and for the established. The four threads are: 1.Being clear abou...

Hospitality  Welcoming the Stranger

Hospitality Welcoming the Stranger


  • Author : Catherine Upchurch
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814645994


Hospitality Welcoming the Stranger Book Description :

Hospitality was a hallmark of the ancient Mediterranean world and, according to St. Paul, is among the characteristics to be found in the Body of Christ, the church. True hospitality begins with the recognition of human dignity and the desire to respond effectively to human need. Here Catherine Upchurch, recognized nationally for her keen ability to make the Scriptures come alive for Catholics, explores how three biblical settings encourage us to be people of welcome....

Loving the Stranger

Loving the Stranger


  • Author : Jessica A. Udall
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2015-12-30
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0692593497


Loving the Stranger Book Description :

Most American Christians think that helping immigrants is a good idea in theory, but few actually get involved in the ministry of welcome because they feel afraid, concerned, or overwhelmed by busyness. Loving the Stranger addresses these fears in an understanding way, answers these concerns in a way that will resonate regardless of people's political convictions, and lays out simple ways to begin welcoming immigrants in the midst of our busy lives by simply welcoming them into our lives....

Anatheism

Anatheism


  • Author : Richard Kearney
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231147897


Anatheism Book Description :

Has the death of God paved the way for a new kind of religious project, a more responsible way to seek, sound, and love the things we call divine? This book explores this question and argues how by accepting that we know nothing about God, we can rediscover an absent holiness in our lives and reclaim an everyday divinity....