Our collection of essays looks at the issues surrounding child poverty from a variety of different perspectives and through a number of different lenses.
From social policy, direct practice, academic theology and local churches the authors offer a range of views that will enrich our understanding and call us to further action alongside and in support of children who live in poverty.

Month of publication 
June
Year of publication 
2013
Number of pages 
52
Author 
Angus Ritchie
Category 
Miscellaneous
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Who bears the burden

Our collection of essays sets the practical challenges of child poverty and debt’s impact on children into a theological context. Reflecting on these issues in the light of how we understand God raises some important questions.

This collection offers some theological reflections about the impact of debt on children and explores the ways in which churches and charities can respond. The essays remind us that, for Christians, words are never enough: they need to take flesh in lives and communities transformed by God’s justice and his love.

Date published 
May 2014
Number of pages 
32