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Bible and poverty in Kenya [electronic resource] : an empirical exploration / by Maurice Matendechere Sakwa.

By: Sakwa, Maurice Matendechere, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Empirical studies in theology: v. 16.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 211 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047432692 (electronic bk.); 904743269X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Poverty in the Bible | Poverty -- Biblical teaching | Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Poverty -- Kenya | Kenya -- Economic conditions | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | Bibel | Sozialpolitik | Armut | Kenia | ReligionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bible and poverty in Kenya.DDC classification: 261.8/325096762 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-208) and index.

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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;

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.

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