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The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose

by Christian Smith, Hilary Davidson. Oxford University Press, 2014.

The authors of this book provide arguments and data proving that increasing generosity can result in a more positive outlook, more energy, and positive relationships.

Offerings

benefits of generosity

Best For

clergy and lay leaders from any faith tradition

Cost

purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Consult this resource before giving sermons on generosity
  • Transforms the way the congregation approaches its mission by sharing and discussing with leaders.

About the Contributor
Contributor
Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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