skip to content
Encountering God in the margins Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Encountering God in the margins

Author: Aidan Donaldson
Publisher: Dublin : Veritas, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Encountering God in the Margins takes the reader into the world of the marginalized - the slums, villages and other abandoned spaces in the undeveloped world - and allows their story to be told through the incidents, images, sounds and smells that the author has encountered and experienced. The book is an attempt to restore a voice to the voiceless through allowing them to share their life, their hopes, fears and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Donaldson, Aidan.
Encountering God in the margins.
Dublin : Veritas, 2010
(OCoLC)761864198
Named Person: Aidan Donaldson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Donaldson
ISBN: 9781847302205 1847302203
OCLC Number: 640086204
Notes: Subtitle on cover: Reflections of a justice volunteer.
Description: 224 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Our topsy-turvy world --
Entering into Immersion : An invitation to immersion ; Over the railway lines to the St Lawrence Centre ; Never judge a book by its cover ; Irene: a real hero in a world of shallow celebrities ; More lessons: an encounter with Br Jacek --
Confronting the false world of consumerism : 'Bubbles' ; The inhumanity of our modern human society ; The magical power of money ; Living with HIV/AIDS: people in denial, people in hiding ; Jesus and the marginalised --
Charity or justice? Poverty tourism, 'voluntourism' or immersion? : 'Voluntourism': the latest western fad to hit Africa ; A brief encounter with some of the boys ; A mother's plea: 'Leave my child alone!' --
Becoming fully immersed: experiences in Mapepe : Off the beaten track to Mapepe ; The widow's offering and the generosity of the poor ; Are they poor because we are rich ... and are we rich because they are poor? ; Joinourworld.com: an invitation to enter the 'Kingdom' --
Conclusion: So where is immersion leading us?
Responsibility: Aidan Donaldson.

Abstract:

Encountering God in the Margins takes the reader into the world of the marginalized - the slums, villages and other abandoned spaces in the undeveloped world - and allows their story to be told through the incidents, images, sounds and smells that the author has encountered and experienced. The book is an attempt to restore a voice to the voiceless through allowing them to share their life, their hopes, fears and struggles.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/640086204>
library:oclcnum"640086204"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2010"
schema:description"Encountering God in the Margins takes the reader into the world of the marginalized - the slums, villages and other abandoned spaces in the undeveloped world - and allows their story to be told through the incidents, images, sounds and smells that the author has encountered and experienced. The book is an attempt to restore a voice to the voiceless through allowing them to share their life, their hopes, fears and struggles."@en
schema:description"Introduction: Our topsy-turvy world -- Entering into Immersion : An invitation to immersion ; Over the railway lines to the St Lawrence Centre ; Never judge a book by its cover ; Irene: a real hero in a world of shallow celebrities ; More lessons: an encounter with Br Jacek -- Confronting the false world of consumerism : 'Bubbles' ; The inhumanity of our modern human society ; The magical power of money ; Living with HIV/AIDS: people in denial, people in hiding ; Jesus and the marginalised -- Charity or justice? Poverty tourism, 'voluntourism' or immersion? : 'Voluntourism': the latest western fad to hit Africa ; A brief encounter with some of the boys ; A mother's plea: 'Leave my child alone!' -- Becoming fully immersed: experiences in Mapepe : Off the beaten track to Mapepe ; The widow's offering and the generosity of the poor ; Are they poor because we are rich ... and are we rich because they are poor? ; Joinourworld.com: an invitation to enter the 'Kingdom' -- Conclusion: So where is immersion leading us?"@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/502152584>
schema:genre"Case studies"@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Encountering God in the margins"@en
schema:numberOfPages"224"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB071476>
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.