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Author Sakwa, Maurice Matendechere, 1969-

Title Bible and poverty in Kenya : an empirical exploration / by Maurice Matendechere Sakwa
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 211 pages) : illustrations
Series Empirical studies in theology, 1389-1189 ; v. 16
Empirical studies in theology ; v. 16
Contents Figures and tables; Foreword; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two Biblical conceptions of poverty; Chapter Three State/society policy; Chapter Four Poverty alleviation measures; Chapter Five Poverty alleviation ends; Chapter Six Causal linkages: biblical conceptions of poverty, state/society policy and poverty alleviation; Chapter Seven Summary, refl ections and recommendations; Appendix; Literature; Index
Summary Many strategies have been formulated to reduce poverty, the most recent being the need to include the poor as co-agents in the development process. Culture, understood as commonly shared values, then becomes an important element in poverty alleviation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-208) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Poverty in the Bible.
Poverty -- Biblical teaching.
Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Poverty -- Kenya.
Kenya -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008008545
ISBN 904743269X (electronic bk.)
9789047432692 (electronic bk.)