The Resource Religion in philanthropic organizations : family, friend, foe?, edited by Thomas J. Davis, (ebook)

Religion in philanthropic organizations : family, friend, foe?, edited by Thomas J. Davis, (ebook)

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Religion in philanthropic organizations : family, friend, foe?
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Religion in philanthropic organizations
Title remainder
family, friend, foe?
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edited by Thomas J. Davis
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eng
Summary
Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional" philanthropy have had on how religious philanthropies carry out their activities. Among the organizations discussed are the Salvation Army, the World Council of Churches, and Catholic Charities USA. The essays focus on the work of one individual, Robert Pierce, founder of World Vision and Samaritan's Purse, and on more general matters such as philanthropy and Jewish identity, American Muslim philanthropy since 9/11, and the federal program that funds faith-based initiatives. The book sheds light on how religion and philanthropy function in American society, shaping and being shaped by the culture and its notions of the "common good."
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Midwest
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361.7/50973
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1958-
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  • Davis, Thomas J.
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  • Faith-based human services
  • Church charities
  • Social service
  • Humanitarianism
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adult
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Religion in philanthropic organizations : family, friend, foe?, edited by Thomas J. Davis, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780253009975
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11531574
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11531574
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MWT11531574
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Religion in philanthropic organizations : family, friend, foe?, edited by Thomas J. Davis, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253009975
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531574
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531574
System control number
MWT11531574
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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