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Christians at the Border

Immigration, the Church, and the Bible

M. Daniel Carroll R., Ronald J. Sider (Afterword by), Samuel Rodriguez (Foreword by)

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Description

Immigration is one of the most pressing issues on the national agenda. This accessible book provides biblical and ethical guidance for readers who are looking for a Christian perspective on the immigration issue. As both a Guatemalan and an American, the author has immersed himself in this issue and is uniquely qualified to write about it. Drawing on key biblical ideas, he speaks to both the immigrant culture and the host culture, arguing that both sides have much to learn about the debate. This timely, clear, and compassionate resource will benefit all Christians who are thinking through the immigration issue.

Baker Academic, 9780801035661, 174pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008



About the Author

M. Daniel Carroll R. (PhD, University of Sheffield) is distinguished professor of Old Testament at Denver Seminary and adjunct professor at El Seminario Teologico Centroamericano in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He is the author or editor of several books, including "Amos--The Prophet and His Oracles: Research on the Book of Amos" and "Theory and Practice in Old Testament Ethics," and is a contributing editor to "Prism." Dr. Carroll R. also founded IDEAL, a Spanish language training program at Denver Seminary.