Acton University 2017: June 20 – 23

Church, City, and Urban Renewal

Session 6: Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:45am - 12:00pm

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: 

HANDOUT: Church, City, and Urban Renewal

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