Read: Neither Poverty nor Riches: A Biblical Theology of Possessions (New Studies in Biblical Theology, Volume 7)
3 pages double-spaced
1. Summarize the entire book briefly (~1 page).
2. (~1 page) Using the text and the Bible: read and reflect on Leviticus 25:1-43, Deuteronomy 15:1-15, Psalm 72, Proverbs 22:22-23, Isaiah 1:10-23, Acts 4:32-37, and perhaps other Bible passages we have discussed in class that deal with poverty or economic injustice. How do you define poverty? Explain. What Bible passages indicate that God has a special concern for poor persons? How are God’s people expected to treat poor persons? What are ways you can or do get in touch with poor persons? How are biblical perspectives on poverty relevant to your life or in our society today?
3. Reflect on what you learned and what you will do different in your life moving forward (~1 page).