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Faith and public policy

Author: James R Wilburn
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text turns the spotlight on the role of faith in the public square and the spiritual consequences of public policy making. It brings together 14 American writers on the intersection of faith and  Read more...


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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Wilburn
ISBN: 0739103857 9780739103852 0739103865 9780739103869
OCLC Number: 237586493
Description: xvii, 165 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Public Policy and Spiritual Consequences Part 3 The Founding: Faith of Our Fathers Chapter 4 The Continuing Revolution: What We Can Learn From the Founding Fathers Chapter 5 God's Country: Taking the Declaration Seriously Part 6 Unto Caesar and Unto God Chapter 7 Religion and American Democracy Chapter 8 Religion and Public Life Part 9 New Paradigm of Faith-Based Programs Chapter 10 Charitable Choice: Promise of New Paradigm Chapter 11 Faith in Inner City Youth: New Evidence of the Efficacy of Faith-Based Programs Chapter 12 Secularization of Faith-based Organizations: Government Impact Part 13 Public Policy and the Family Chapter 14 Family and Religion: The Center Beam and the Foundation of a Stable Nation Chapter 15 Status Report on School Vouchers Chapter 16 A Family-Friendly Tax System Part 17 A Season of Renewal: Taking It Personally Chapter 18 Moral Freedom Chapter 19 The Moral Roots of American Society Chapter 20 My Faith and I
Responsibility: edited by James R. Wilburn.


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Given the success of faith-based groups, the key question for those who would restrict them is, Which do you want to fight more - poverty or God? This book offers new insight into how various policy Read more...

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