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The Poverty of Nations

December 04, 2013 12:00 ET    ( 3,371 views)
Why do some societies thrive and others perpetually struggle? How can we alleviate poverty most effectively and help underdeveloped nations grow strong and self-sufficient? Dr. Wayne Grudem will address these questions as he discusses his new book, The Poverty of Nations. In this important new work, Dr. Grudem, a theologian, partners with economist Dr. Barry Asmus to find a "sustainable solution" to global poverty. At a time when there is so much need and also so much misinformation about how to help the poor, join us for a presentation that will bring clarity and practical help to people who so desperately need it. Dr. Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies

Why do some societies thrive and others perpetually struggle? How can we alleviate poverty most effectively and help underdeveloped nations grow strong and self-sufficient? Dr. Wayne Grudem will address these questions as he discusses his new book, The Poverty of Nations. In this important new work, Dr. Grudem, a theologian, partners with economist Dr. Barry Asmus to find a "sustainable solution" to global poverty. At a time when there is so much need and also so much misinformation about how to help the poor, join us for a presentation that will bring clarity and practical help to people who so desperately need it.

Dr. Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He received a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.Div. and a D.D. from Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia, and a Ph.D. (in New Testament) from the University of Cambridge, England. He has published twenty books, including his newest book, The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution, which was published in August, 2013. He was also the General Editor for the 2.1 million-word ESV Study Bible (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Book of the Year and World magazine book of the year, 2009).

He is a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, a co-founder and past president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible. He and his wife Margaret have been married since 1969 and have three adult sons.

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Why do some societies thrive and others perpetually struggle? How can we alleviate poverty most effectively and help underdeveloped nations grow strong and self-sufficient? Dr. Wayne Grudem will address these questions as he discusses his new book, The Poverty of Nations. In this important new work, Dr. Grudem, a theologian, partners with economist Dr. Barry Asmus to find a "sustainable solution" to global poverty. At a time when there is so much need and also so much misinformation about how to help the poor, join us for a presentation that will bring clarity and practical help to people who so desperately need it.

Dr. Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He received a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.Div. and a D.D. from Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia, and a Ph.D. (in New Testament) from the University of Cambridge, England. He has published twenty books, including his newest book, The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution, which was published in August, 2013. He was also the General Editor for the 2.1 million-word ESV Study Bible (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Book of the Year and World magazine book of the year, 2009).

He is a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society, a co-founder and past president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version of the Bible. He and his wife Margaret have been married since 1969 and have three adult sons.

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