How to Inherit the Earth : Submitting Ourselves to a Servant Savior

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  • Copyright: 2009-12-30
  • Publisher: Intervarsity Pr
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Scott Bessenecker has learned from new friar communities, from the history of Christianity and from the mouth of Jesus that there's something wonderfully subversive about saying no to ourselves every now and then, something that could even change the world.

Author Biography

As the director of global projects for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Scott Bessenecker each year helps send some 700 to 800 college students to nearly every continent on earth. Some of the people Scott has met along the way are profiled in his book The New Friars. You can read about his ongoing adventures at his blog, The Least of These, hosted by urbana.org.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Subverting Monopoly÷ Through Meeknessp. 11
Meekness and the Death of Pridep. 22
Submission in Our Leaders hip-Infatuated Culturep. 42
Repentance and the Death of Personal Wealthp. 61
Following and the Death of Comparisonp. 79
Slavery and the Death of Entitlementp. 93
Obedience and the Death of Independencep. 112
Meekness and the Need for True Leadershipp. 131
Conclusion: How to Inherit the Earthp. 150
Notesp. 154
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