Not by Faith Alone: Social Services, Social Justice, and Faith-Based Organizations in the United States

Not by Faith Alone: Social Services, Social Justice, and Faith-Based Organizations in the United States

Paperback(Reprint)

$44.99
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Tuesday, December 18

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739146590
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 01/16/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Julie Adkins is adjunct faculty in the Department of Anthropology and Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University and in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Laurie Occhipinti is assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Geography, and Earth Sciences at Clarion University.

Tara Hefferan is visiting assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work at Central Michigan University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Social Services, Social Justice, and Faith-Based Organizations: An Introduction
Chapter 2: A Theology of Presence: Faith Partnerships with U.S. Public Schools
Chapter 3: On the Border: Faith-Based Initiatives and Pentecostal Praxis in Brownsville, Texas
Chapter 4: Faith-Based Development and Community Renaissance: Tradition and Transformation in South Memphis
Chapter 5: Bricks without Straw: Faith-Based Responses to Homelessness in the Hostile City
Chapter 6: Muslims, Medicine, and Mercy: Tales of Two Clinics in Southern California
Chapter 7: Culture, History, and Discourse at Tree of Life: A Faith-Based Relief Agency in Mission, South Dakota
Chapter 8: What's Islam Got to Do with It? American Pluralism, Ethnographic Sensibilities, and Faith-Based Refugee Resettlement in Hartford, Connecticut
Chapter 9: Translating Religious Traditions into Service: Lessons from the Faith and Organizations Project
Chapter 10: Religious Organizational Identity and Environmental Demands
Chapter 11: Bio-pistis and the Conversion of a Heroin Addict: God, Prison, and Biomedicine
Chapter 12: Straight from the Devil: Contours of "the Public" in American Public Health

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews