This themed edition of St Mark’s Review reflects on issues arising from the interplay between the increasingly scheduler realm of development and global aid with Christianity. The papers consider Christian contributions to the contested space of poverty alleviation and human well-being. While acknowledging the complex interaction between faith and aid and development initiatives, a common theme emerges in this edition: that Christian theology, community, and praxis offer vital resources to supplement and challenge existing paradigms.
List of topics and Authors
Editorial - Jacqueline Service
Scarcity, abundance, and theological anthropology: A paradigm for sustainable development - Justin Thacker
“Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine”: Christianity and the dilemmas of child sponsorship - Alana Moore
The contribution of Christian faith actors to the development space: An East African perspective - Bob Kikuyu
Christianity threatens, promises, and challenges development practice: Analyses from the Global South - Thia Cooper