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Title LinkIn the company of the poor : conversations between Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez / edited by Michael Griffin and Jennie Weiss Block.
Distribution Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, [2013]
©2013
Description xv, 206 pages ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Reimagining accompaniment: a doctor’s tribute to Gustavo Gutiérrez / Paul Farmer -- Saying and showing to the poor: "God loves you" / Gustavo Gutiérrez -- Health, healing, and social justice: insights from liberation theology / Paul Farmer -- Conversion: a requirement for solidarity / Gustavo Gutiérrez -- Conversion in the time of cholera: a reflection on structural violence and social change / Paul Farmer -- The option for the poor arises from faith in Christ / Gustavo Gutiérrez -- Reimagining accompaniment: an interview with Paul Farmer and Gustavo Gutiérrez / Daniel G. Groody.
Summary Reflects intersection between the lives, commitments, and strategies of two highly respected figures Dr. Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez joined in their option for the poor, their defense of life, and their commitment to liberation. Farmer has credited liberation theology as the inspiration for his effort to do social justice medicine, while Gutierrez has recognized Farmer’s work as particularly compelling example of the option for the poor, and the impact that theology can have outside the church. Draws on their respective writings, major addresses by both at Notre Dame, and a transcript of a dialogue between them. - Amazon.com
Per.Sub. LinkFarmer, Paul, 1959-
LinkGutiérrez, Gustavo, 1928-
Subject LinkLiberation theology.
LinkPoverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
LinkChurch work with the poor.
Add.Author LinkGriffin, Michael.
LinkBlock, Jennie Weiss.

System Number 000681107
ISBN Link9781626980501 (pbk.)
Link1626980500 (pbk.)

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