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Hunger and Happiness

Feeding the Hungry, Nourishing Our Souls

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Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress
Publication Date:
7/1/2009
ISBN:
9780806670607
Pages:
160
Trim Size
5.5x8.5
Product Type:
Paper

Hunger and Happiness exposes the atrocities of a global food system whereby the affluent feed at the expense of others, but then goes on to explore how complicity in the hunger of others contributes to the spiritual malnourishment of those who otherwise are well fed.

L. Shannon Jung is Professor of Town and Country Ministry Emeritus at Saint Paul School of Theology, studying poverty and affluence, and a Presbyterian pastor who served churches in Tennessee, Minnesota, and Iowa. He has been involved for several years with a study and action group assessing the plight of the working poor in Central Florida. He is active in the Society of Christian Ethics, the American Academy of Religion, and the Catholic Theology Society. He is the author of nearly a dozen books on rural ministry and theology of food.


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