When Helping Hurts
  • Release Date : 24 January 2014
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Categories : Religion
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780802487629
  • ISBN 10 : 0802487629
Score: 4.5
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Synopsis : When Helping Hurts written by Steve Corbett, published by Moody Publishers which was released on 24 January 2014. Download When Helping Hurts Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. With more than 300,000 copies in print, When Helping Hurts is a paradigm-forming contemporary classic on the subject of poverty alleviation. Poverty is much more than simply a lack of material resources, and it takes much more than donations and handouts to solve it. When Helping Hurts shows how some alleviation efforts, failing to consider the complexities of poverty, have actually (and unintentionally) done more harm than good. But it looks ahead. It encourages us to see the dignity in everyone, to empower the materially poor, and to know that we are all uniquely needy—and that God in the gospel is reconciling all things to himself. Focusing on both North American and Majority World contexts, When Helping Hurts provides proven strategies for effective poverty alleviation, catalyzing the idea that sustainable change comes not from the outside in, but from the inside out.