A Church that concerns itself with the poor must raise the question of why they are poor in the first place. The comfortable and the cosseted insist that this question not be asked. Or, failing that, insist that it be dismissed as ludicrous. From their increasingly hyperventilating resistance comes a surprising reminder of the revolutionary power of the gospel.
Author: Nick Reynolds
Nick is a PhD candidate specializing in political theory at CUNY and holds a BA and an MA in history and Holocaust studies from Clark University.