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Poverty - The road ahead. A theological perspective

P. G. J. Meiring
Verbum et Ecclesia | Skrif en Kerk: Vol 14, No 2 | a1072 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v14i2.1072 | © 1993 P. G. J. Meiring | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 19 July 1993 | Published: 19 July 1993

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Abstract

The article focuses on the role of the Church in combating poverty in South Africa. After a brief discussion of Biblical perspectives on poverty, an overview of the involvement of the Church throughout history, especially during the second half of the 20th century, is given.

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