In God We Trust?: Faith-Based Organizations and the Quest to Solve America's Social Ills

In God We Trust?: Faith-Based Organizations and the Quest to Solve America's Social Ills

by Lewis D. Solomon
     
 

Lewis D. Solomon offers a balanced, hardheaded analysis of faith-based organizations, examining what they are, presenting his original 'faith-factor' theory for their effectiveness, and treating the various arguments raised by opponents of faith-based organizations and the new social policy approach, fairly and professionally. This book provides 'reader-friendly'

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Lewis D. Solomon offers a balanced, hardheaded analysis of faith-based organizations, examining what they are, presenting his original 'faith-factor' theory for their effectiveness, and treating the various arguments raised by opponents of faith-based organizations and the new social policy approach, fairly and professionally. This book provides 'reader-friendly' answers to constitutional law questions, empirical studies of effectiveness, and prescriptions for funding and staffing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739106303
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
07/15/2003
Series:
Religion, Politics, and Society in the New Millennium Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 George W. Bush's Road to a New Deal for Faith Chapter 2 The Transformation of America's Social Safety Net Chapter 3 Armies of Compassion: What Are Faith-Based Organizations and What Do They Do? Chapter 4 Are Faith-Based Organizations Effective? Chapter 5 Charitable Choice: Its Genesis, Expansion, and Implementation prior to the Bush Presidency Chapter 6 Implementation of President George W. Bush's New Deal for Faith Chapter 7 The Funding of Faith-Based Organizations: The Constitutional Dimension Chapter 8 Meeting the Challenge of America's Social Pathologies: The Long and Difficult Road Ahead

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