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Beyond the congregation : the world of Christian nonprofits

Author: Christopher P Scheitle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The growth of Christian nonprofits, popularly called "parachurch" organizations, has been recognized by churchgoers and social scientists alike as an important development in American religion.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P Scheitle
ISBN: 9780199733521 019973352X 9780199733514 0199733511
OCLC Number: 496160295
Description: vi, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Christian nonprofits : the religious market's other supplier --
From religious societies to public charities : a parachurch history --
Competition and collaboration : the market dynamics of church and parachurch --
Parachurch profiles : from Christian cowboys to donating cows --
The balance sheet : a financial portrait of the parachurch sector --
Leadership and accountability : executives, boards, and watchdogs --
Parachurch and state : tax laws, government funding, and nonprofit lobbying.
Responsibility: Christopher P. Scheitle.
Local System Bib Number:
007174093
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Unprecedented. . . Scheitle presents a rich overview of Christian nonprofits and their role in the American religious landscape. . . . Scheitle's research is meticulous and thorough, yet his Read more...

 
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