Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching

Book Resources: Chapter 6: The Cry of the Poor by John Michael Talbot

 

The Cry of the Poor by John Michael Talbot

Film Focus Point: This music video by the well-known Catholic artist John Michael Talbot combines powerful images of poverty along with the familiar song based on Psalm 34. 

Text Focus Point: Pages 183-187

Discussion Questions:

  1. This hymn is based on Psalm 34. What challenges are suggested by the lyrics and images presented here.
  2. What comfort might this psalm provide to those who live in poverty? What challenge might it suggest to those who do not?

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