education, history, religion

Always with us? What Jesus really said about the poor

Liz Theoharis – Ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church. Founder and co-director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights and Social Justice, and coordinaror of the Poverty Initiative at Union Theological Seminary.

Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to. There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your fellow Israelites who are poor and needy in your land. (Deuteronomy 11:10-11)

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