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Finding Jesus at the Border : Opening Our Hearts to the Stories of Our Immigrant Neighbors

By: Fogg, Julia Lambert

158743430X / 9781587434303
Paperback / softback
261.83
15/05/2020
Published 15/05/2020
United States
140 x 216 mm 208 pages
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Immigration is an issue of major concern within the Christian community.

As Christians, how should we respond to the current crisis?Interweaving biblical narratives of border crossing and recent stories of immigrants at the US-Mexico border, this accessibly written book invites Christians to reconsider the plight of their neighbors and respond with compassion to the present immigration crisis.

Julia Lambert Fogg, a pastor and New Testament scholar who is actively serving immigrant families in Southern California, interprets well-known biblical stories in a fresh way and puts a human face on the immigration debate. Fogg argues that Christians must step out of their comfort zones and learn to cross social, ethnic, and religious borders--just as Jesus did--to become the body of Christ in the world.

She encourages readers to welcome Christ by embracing DREAMers, the undocumented, asylum seekers, and immigrants, and she inspires Christians to advocate for immigrant justice in their communities.

BIC:

HRCG Biblical studies & exegesis, HRCX6 Christian social thought & activity, HRLM Religious life & practice

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