Beyond Homelessness, 15th Anniversary Edition: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement (Paperback)

Beyond Homelessness, 15th Anniversary Edition: Christian Faith in a Culture of Displacement By Steven Bouma-Prediger, Brian J. Walsh, Ruth Padilla Deborst (Foreword by) Cover Image
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What would the world look like if everyone had a home?  

The rise in homeless encampments. The destruction of our planet. The disconnection from place caused by capitalism and technology. Beyond the unavailability of housing, our culture is experiencing a devastating loss of home. 

In Beyond Homelessness, Steven Bouma-Prediger and Brian Walsh explore the relationship between socioeconomic, ecological, and cultural homelessness. Bouma-Prediger and Walsh blend groundbreaking scholarship with stirring biblical meditations, while enriching their discussion with literature, music, and art. Offering practical solutions and a hope-filled vision of home, they show how to heal the deep dislocations in our society.

In this fifteenth-anniversary edition, the authors return to their work with a new postscript, in which they discuss the evolution of their ideas and share true stories of home and community built anew. This revitalized classic is a must-read for any Christian committed to social justice--and anyone longing for home.

About the Author


Steve Bouma-Prediger is the Leonard and Marjorie Maas Professor of Reformed Theology at Hope College. He speaks regularly on environmental issues. Brian J. Walsh served as a campus minister and adjunct professor of theology at the University of Toronto. He farms at Russet House Farm in Ontario and serves on the board of his local homeless shelter.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780802883360
ISBN-10: 0802883362
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: September 12th, 2023
Pages: 433
Language: English