Letter from the front line

Marty, Martin E.
January 1997
Christian Century;1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p87
Comments on an article about the alleged complaints of some clergy in Maryland for being overburdened with social programs for the poor. Rejection of insinuations that the Maryland clergy excused themselves from doing more for welfare because many of the poor have no ties to the church; Efforts by the church to reduce poverty; Church's positive view of the overall responsibility of the whole citizenry for the good of all.


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