Blessed Are the Consumers

Blessed Are the Consumers

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For decades, Sallie McFague has lent her voice and her theological imagination to addressing and advocating for the most important issues of our time. In doing so, she has influenced an entire generation, and empowered countless people in their efforts to put religion in the service of meeting human needs in difficult times. In this timely book, McFague recalls her readers to the practices of restraint. In a world bent on consumption it is imperative that people of religious faith realize the significant role they play in advocating for the earth, and a more humane life for all. The root of restraint, she argues, rests in the ancient Christian notion of Kenosis, or self-emptying. By introducing Kenosis through the life stories of John Woolman, Simone Weil, and Dorothy Day, McFague brings a powerful theological concept to bear in a winsome and readable way.That hard-wiring in us causes children to reach out to pat a caterpillar (while ignoring the komodo dragon on the TV ... to be a necessitya€”changing the basic model with which we understand ourselves and the worlda€”is also something we anbsp;...


Title:Blessed Are the Consumers
Author: Sallie McFague
Publisher:Fortress Press - 2013-01-01
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