Church, City, and Urban Renewal

Intermediate

Participants will be introduced to the theological intersection between the biblical call for advocating justice for the poor and weak, and the market economy in an urban context. Consideration will be given to the pertinent scriptural texts, Christian thought and historical theology concerning wealth creation, management and distribution.

Recommended Reading: 

Perkins, John. With Justice for All: A Strategy for Community Development (Regal Publishing, 1982).

Willmer, Wesley K. Revolution in Generosity: Transforming Stewards to Be Rich Towards God (Moody Publishing, 2008).

Kennedy, Robert G. The Good that Business Does (Acton Institute, 2012).