9780802452634

Humanitarian Jesus : Social Justice and the Cross

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802452634

  • ISBN10:

    0802452639

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-21
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
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Summary

In an accessible and non-academic style, Buckley and Dobson outline the biblical case for social and humanitarian investment and engage the topic through interviews with leading Christian thinkers, activists, and humanitarian workers.

Author Biography

CHRISTIAN BUCKLEY is a husband, father, lawyer, entrepreneur, non-profit leader, writer, and follower of Christ. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine, and a J.D. from UCLA. After leaving a successful corporate law practice behind to embark on a practical pursuit of discipleship, Christian founded thinkmoretruth.com, a platform where he hopes to inspire people to think and live outside the lines in devotion to Christ. He is also the co-founder of Glue Network and runs Covered Images, Inc. Christian lives in San Diego, California with his wife and children.

RYAN DOBSON is the founder of KOR ministries and the author of four books, incuding Be Intolerant. Through his podcasts, speaking engagements, and books, Dobson seeks to call Christians deeper into the ultimate adventure of following Christ.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Introductionp. 13
In Search of the Humanitarian Jesus
Is Doing Good, Good Enough?p. 19
Socializing the Gospelp. 29
Three Truthsp. 43
Last-Breath Equalityp. 55
Gospel-Rooted Humanitarianismp. 65
Go Forth and Conquerp. 75
The Interviews
Introductionp. 81
(president, Evangelicals for Social Action)p. 85
(founder and president, Not For Sale)p. 95
(pastor, National Community Church in Washington, D.C.)p. 103
(president, Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education)p. 111
(president, Living Water International)p. 119
(CEO, Surfrider Foundation)p. 127
(pastor and cofounder, Glenabbey Church of Belfast)p. 135
(president and CEO, Samaritan's Purse)p. 143
(president and CEO, International Justice Mission)p. 155
(founder and president, Flourish)p. 165
(teaching pastor, Cornerstone Church, Simi Valley, CA)p. 173
(founder and president, love Light & Melody)p. 183
(executive director, Delhi Bible Institute)p. 191
(founder and president, Stand True Ministries)p. 199
(community member, The Ranch)p. 207
Acknowledgmentsp. 213
Notesp. 215
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