Posted: March 2018
The next read for The Good Faith Book Club is 'For Good' by Samuel Wells, Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London. Published last year, this new study considers the reality of the churches involvement in providing a significant proportion of social care.
'With bold and innovative practical recommendations for churches, civil society and public policy, and compelling theological reflection on welfare and poverty, this is essential reading for anyone interested in the church's contribution to society.'
We will see to what extent we agree with this when we meet on Saturday, May 26th at 2pm. You have an open invitation to come along and listen or join in.
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