Tag: charity

A Good Party: A Review of Breaking Ground

A Good Party, Tara Isabella Burton suggests, is “a place where bonds of friendship, fostered in a spirit of both charity and joy, serve as the building blocks for communal life overall.” With 52 contributors filling almost 500 pages, we’re speaking of something close to a block party, one at which we run into some familiar faces, meet a number of wonderful new people, and even glimpse a few Almost Famous People.

Ministry in a Place of Poverty

There is nothing morally wrong with being poor, and the stigmatization that affects the poor probably only adds more to their burden.

Against One-Sided Charity: John Chrysostom’s Reciprocal Giving

True charity draws all people, each one gifted and broken, into an interdependent community.

Social Justice vs. Social Charity

The Pernicious Nature of Charity There is a pernicious force that operates in all societies, but especially in ours and especially in these sad days....

The Dangers of Professional Philanthropy

Maybe you are the kind of donor who supports nonprofits in your community. Like many Americans, you give or tithe through your church or...