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Risky Compassion

Ash Barker, Ashley J. Barker

Publisher: Springdale College/ Together in Mission

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Risky Compassion is series of stories, insights and reflections from Dr Ash Barker's twelve years immersed in Bangkok's largest slum with his family. From this extreme context he explores the story of the Good Samaritan and teases out life's risky questions and implications for each of us.  Ash brilliantly identifies those qualities that can enable you to go deeper in life - no matter where you live.

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