Faith and philanthropy in America: exploring the role of religion in America's voluntary sector

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Jossey-Bass, Aug 22, 1990 - Business & Economics - 327 pages
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Examines the patterns of charitable activity among members of several major faiths and traces the historical and theological roots of giving traditions.

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Contents

Understanding the Links Between
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Religion and the Social Space for Voluntary
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The History of Religious Philanthropy in America
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About the author (1990)

Robert Wuthnow, a native of Kansas, teaches sociology and directs the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University. He is the author of many books about American religion and culture, most recently "Remaking the Heartland: Middle America since the 1950s" (Princeton).