Finding God in the Margins : The Book of Ruth, Paperback Book

Finding God in the Margins : The Book of Ruth Paperback

Part of the Transformative Word series

Description

The ancient book of Ruth speaks into today's world with astonishing relevance.

In four short episodes we encounter refugees, undocumented immigrants, poverty, hunger, women's rights, male power and privilege, discrimination, and injustice.

In Finding God in the Margins, Carolyn Custis James reveals how the book of Ruth is about God, the questions that surface when life falls apart, and how he reaches into the margins and chooses two totally marginalized women who in the eyes of the patriarchal culture are zeros.

Against the backdrop of disturbing issues we are facing today, this bracing narrative puts on display a radical gospel way of living together as human beings that shouts the Kingdom of God, foreshadows Jesus' gospel, and raises the bar for women and for men then and now.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Faithlife Corporation
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  • ISBN: 9781683590804

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