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Overview

Religious congregations and faith-based organizations (FBO) from the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions have worked on behalf of older adults for centuries. But the initiation of President Bush's Office of Faith-Based Initiatives has raised many questions from both the traditional secular and sectarian services as well as many nontraditional services found in each community. Faith-Based Initiatives and Aging Services addresses the issues of the separation of church and state, the concerns involved in developing social services in religious congregations, and the larger public policy implications of this office. This book offers perspectives from traditional and nontraditional faith-based groups, as well as experts in volunteerism.
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What People Are Saying

Canon Robert W. Carlson
"As a member of the Board of Directors of a 'faith-based institution' serving the aged, I found this book extremely helpful for my understanding of the history and problems involved in utilizing government grants. This book is a must for those working with faith-based agencies serving the elderly and for a wider audience of those wishing to understand and make helpful contributions to the ongoing discussion of the part that faith-based institutions should play in providing services both to the elderly and to other segments of our society."
DMin, Immediate Past Chair, National Interfaith Coalition on Aging (NICA); Vice President, Episcopal Senior Ministries, Washington, DC
Ronald Y. Nakasone
"MUST READING for leaders of faith-related organizations wishing to partner with government in delivering social services to elders. . . . Highlights important theoretical and practical concerns that relate to President Bush's state-church social service delivery experiment."
PhD, Director of CenterFaith, Graduate Theological Union, Stanford University Center for Gerontological Education
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Table of Contents

Preface (James W. Ellor)
Separation of Church and State: Impact of Faith-Based Services (James W. Ellor)
Micro Practice and Faith-Based Initiatives: The Role of Religious Congregations in the Social Service System (James W. Ellor)
Faith-Related Agencies and Their Implications for Aging Services (F. Ellen Netting)
Dialogue with Elizabeth Seale-Scott, Director, Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (James W. Ellor and F. Ellen Netting)
Baptist Perspectives on Faith-Based Initiatives and Religious Liberty (Jon Singletary)
Wherefore the Faith-Based Initiatives: A Commentary and Analysis (Ronald H. Fields)
Managing Older Volunteers: Implications for Faith-Based Organizations (Nancy L. Macduff)
Faith Organizations and Ethnically Diverse Elders: A Community Action Model (Terry Tirrito and Gil Choi)
The Heritage of Religion and Spirituality in the Field of Gerontology: Don Clingan, Tom Cook, and the National Interfaith Coalition on Aging (James W. Ellor and Melvin A. Kimble)

Index

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