Making Room Recovering Hospitality As a Christian Tradition

ISBN-10: 0802844316
ISBN-13: 9780802844316
Edition: 1999
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Description: For most of church history, hospitality was central to Christian identity. Yet our generation knows little about this rich, life-giving practice.

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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 8/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 219
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

For most of church history, hospitality was central to Christian identity. Yet our generation knows little about this rich, life-giving practice.

Christine D. Pohl (Ph.D., Emory University) is professor of social ethics at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky.

Preface
Remembering Our Heritage
Introduction: A New Look at an Old Tradition
Ancient and Biblical Sources
A Short History of Christian Hospitality
Reconsidering the Tradition
Hospitality, Dignity, and the Power of Recognition
The Strangers in Our Midst
Hospitality from the Margins
Recovering the Practice
The Fragility of Hospitality: Limits, Boundaries, Temptations
Making a Place for Hospitality
The Spiritual Rhythms of Hospitality
Communities of Hospitality
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