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ERIC Number: ED416174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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.