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The business turn in American religious history

Author: Amanda Porterfield; Darren E Grem; John Corrigan
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
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Focusing on the interdependence of business and religious life in America, this volume explores the business aspects of numerous religious organizations, with attention to the financing, production, marketing, and distribution of religious goods and services and to the role of wealth and economic organization in worship, charity, philanthropy, institutional growth and missionary work. Treating religion and business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Business turn in American religious history.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
(OCoLC)972427735
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Porterfield; Darren E Grem; John Corrigan
ISBN: 9780190280215 0190280212 9780190280222 0190280220
OCLC Number: 993878228
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface: Business, religion, history, and consilience / Robert E. Wright --
Introduction: The business turn in American religious history / Amanda Porterfield, John Corrigan and Darren E. Grem --
Believing within business : evangelicalism, media, and financial faith / Daniel Vaca --
Fundamentalism and the business turn / Timothy E.W. Gloege --
Godly work for a global Christianity : American Christians' economic impact through missions, markets, and international development / David P. King --
Liberty and order : the Mormon struggle with American capitalism / Matthew Bowman --
A business turn in American Jewish religious history : women and the emergence of popular philanthropy / Deborah Skolnick Einhorn --
The business of Asian religions : guru entrepreneurs and Godmen CEOs / Michael J. Altman --
Hunting buffalo in Oklahoma : Native American casinos, constructed identities, and portrayals of native culture and religion / Angela Tarango --
St. Homobonus leads the CEOs : doing good versus doing (really) well / Paula M. Kane --
Afterword / James Hudnut-Beumler.
Responsibility: edited by Amanda Porterfield, Darren E. Grem, and John Corrigan.

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Focusing on the interdependence of business and religious life in America, this volume explores the business aspects of numerous religious organizations, with attention to the financing, production, marketing, and distribution of religious goods and services and to the role of wealth and economic organization in worship, charity, philanthropy, institutional growth and missionary work. Treating religion and business holistically, the essays show how business practices have continually informed American religious life.

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Rich in historical detail and fresh with theoretical insight, The Business Turn in American Religious History challenges and inspires new ways of reading and constructing American religious history. Read more...

 
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