A Place at the Table: 40 Days of Solidarity with the Poor

by Chris Seay. Baker Books, 2012.

This book outlines a 40-day spiritual journey to practice compassion and eat in solidarity with those experiencing poverty.


fasting suggestions, poverty simulation, scripture, prayer, daily readings, and hints

Best For

clergy, lay leaders, and congregants


purchase as an e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Learn empathy for people experiencing poverty by adjusting your diet and donating your saved funds.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of poverty by studying this resource in a small group setting.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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