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  • Capitalism, socialism, Christianity and poverty
  • Williams DT
  • ISBN: 9780627023392
  • eISBN: N/A
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  • 223 Pages | Published: 1998

The love of money is the root of all evil ... as stated in the Bible. Is this the reason why Socialism has established such a firm foothold in the world? Why did Capitalism not take the world by storm as expected, as it is supposed to have all the money? And what are the solutions to the ever-increasing problem of poverty today? These and other topical questions are covered in Capitalism, Socialism, Christianity and poverty.

Poverty has a simple solution. It is a complex amalgam of physical and spiritual pain, which robs the person and the community of dignity and meanings as much as it deprives the body of nourishment, shelter and beauty. In essence poverty is about the lack of choice and limitation of freedom, But this, of course, is related to money or the lack thereof.

This book is for everyone concerned with poverty and its solutions - whether you work among the poor in a drought-stricken community or as a volunteer in a rural area. It focuses on poverty in the Third World as well as the First World. The problem of poverty is identical in both situations.

Capitalism, Socialism, Christianity and poverty will provide you with new insight to an age-old problems and its solutions.

1.  Introduction

2.  Cause and cure of poverty: 1 Capitalism

3.  Cause and cure of poverty: 2 Socialism

4,  The secular systems: Consistency with Christianity

5.  Capitalism and Socialism: Towards a Christian choice

6.  Christianity in the secular economic systems

7.  Christian action against poverty

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