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Religion and Poverty

EXCERPT: 'Beyond The Possible'

Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion

People called the Tenderloin District in San Francisco “the last circle of hell,” because no matter how quickly you drove through it, you couldn...

Political Leaders Should Listen To Religious Teachings On Social Justice, Helping The Poor (QUOTES)

Posted 09.05.2012 | Religion

As the Democratic National Convention meets in Charlotte, North Carolina the mandate of caring for the poor has largely dropped out of the conversatio...

Church Gives Cash To Needy Congregants

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion

DEPEW, N.Y. -- Dozens of congregants at a western New York church received a little something extra while attending services this past weekend. Envel...

How Religion Contributes To Wealth And Poverty

Lisa A. Keister | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Lisa A. Keister

Religion embodies a great deal about a person's general approach to the world -- their conception about how the world does and should work -- and we are learning that it can shape financial outcomes in surprising ways.

Understanding The Psalms Through The Cries Of The Homeless

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 10.10.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

"Attend to me, and answer me; am troubled in my complaint. I am distraught by the noise of the enemy, because of the clamor of the wicked."