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Charity

Don’t Give Up on Giving: How a Theology of Creation Informs Resilient Poverty Solutions

Recently, Joe Coletti at The Federalist wrote about private giving in his reviews of Robert Lupton’s “Charity Detox” and Arthur Brooks’ “The Conservative Heart.”  Coletti contrasts old concepts of charity with the efforts of people like Lupton, who founded the...

Seeing Life Through a Beggar’s Eyes

Seven years ago during the Acumen fellowship program, I was challenged to spend a day on the streets of New York trying to better understand the plight of the 59,000+ homeless in New York City. The experience was an exercise in moral imagination, which Jacqueline...