ERIC Number: ED416174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Causes of Hunger: A User's Guide for Christian Congregations. Companion Guide to Causes of Hunger: Hunger 1995.
Park, Susan Kay; Simmons, Jim
This document is an interactive, intergenerational guide designed to help organize group or individual study of "Causes of Hunger." The guide includes activities, worship aids, Bible studies, and a resource list--all adapted for classes, weekend retreats, and evening meetings. The guide is divided into nine sessions to be used with a variety of audiences to address the problem of hunger in the world. Suggestions are given for preparation and presentation. The sessions include: (1) "Biblical Perspectives on Hunger and Poverty"; (2) "Overview of World Hunger"; (3) "Powerlessness and Politics"; (4) "Violence and Militarism"; (5) "Poverty in a Global Economy"; (6) "Population, Consumption, and Environment"; (7) "Racism and Ethnocentrism"; (8) "Gender Discrimination"; and (9)"Vulnerability and Age." Four appendices containing a summary of "Causes of Hunger: Hunger 1995"; supplemental activities; texts to photocopy; and selected resources conclude the guide. (EH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Environment, Ethnic Discrimination, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hunger, Nutrition, Politics, Poverty, Racial Discrimination, Religion Studies, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Social Bias, Violence, World Affairs, World Problems
Bread for the World Institute, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910, telephone: 301-608-2400 ($5, plus shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Bread for the World Inst., Silver Spring, MD.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For "Causes of Hunger: Hunger 1995," see SO 029 325.