skip to content
Living faith : everyday religion and mothers in poverty Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Living faith : everyday religion and mothers in poverty

Author: Susan Crawford Sullivan
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2011.
Series: Morality and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Scholars have made urban mothers living in poverty a focus of their research for decades. These women's lives can be difficult as they go about searching for housing and decent jobs and struggling to care for their children while surviving on welfare or working at low-wage service jobs and sometimes facing physical or mental health problems. But until now little attention has been paid to an important force in
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Crawford Sullivan
ISBN: 9780226781600 0226781607 9780226781617 0226781615
OCLC Number: 711050878
Description: 287 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Listening to poor mothers about religion --
Building blocks: theory, religious practices, and churches --
"God made somebody think of welfare reform": religion, welfare, and work --
"I send him to church with my mother": religion and parenting --
"God has a plan": making meaning --
"I don't get to church anymore": capacity, stigma and exit, and religious --
Individualism --
The church in the city: impressions from urban pastors --
Everyday religion and mothers in poverty.
Series Title: Morality and society.
Responsibility: Susan Crawford Sullivan.

Abstract:

Scholars have made urban mothers living in poverty a focus of their research for decades. Offering an analysis of how faith both motivates and at times constrains poor mothers' actions, this book  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Living Faith offers a thoughtful parsing of religious 'coping' as a multidimensional and multidirectional phenomenon. It usefully conceptualizes religious practices that are salient to the book's Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/711050878> # Living faith : everyday religion and mothers in poverty
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "711050878" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> ; # Chicago
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1053421> ; # Parenting--Religious aspects
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/861115> ; # Church work with the poor
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/religion_and_social_problems_massachusetts_boston> ; # Religion and social problems--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.6774461083086942/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177110> ; # Women and religion
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/women_and_religion_massachusetts_boston> ; # Women and religion--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093855> ; # Religion and social problems
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/parenting_massachusetts_boston_religious_aspects> ; # Parenting--Massachusetts--Boston--Religious aspects
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/church_work_with_women_massachusetts_boston> ; # Church work with women--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> ; # Massachusetts--Boston.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/861136> ; # Church work with women
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/church_work_with_the_poor_massachusetts_boston> ; # Church work with the poor--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/low_income_mothers_religious_life_massachusetts_boston> ; # Low-income mothers--Religious life--Massachusetts--Boston
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/277779252> ; # Susan Crawford Sullivan
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "Listening to poor mothers about religion -- Building blocks: theory, religious practices, and churches -- "God made somebody think of welfare reform": religion, welfare, and work -- "I send him to church with my mother": religion and parenting -- "God has a plan": making meaning -- "I don't get to church anymore": capacity, stigma and exit, and religious -- Individualism -- The church in the city: impressions from urban pastors -- Everyday religion and mothers in poverty."@en ;
   schema:description ""Offering a sophisticated analysis of how faith both motivates and at times constrains poor mothers' actions, Living Faith reveals the ways it serves as a lens through which many view and interpret their worlds."-- Publisher description."@en ;
   schema:description ""Based on in-depth interviews with women and pastors, Susan Crawford Sullivan presents poor mothers' often overlooked views. Recruited from a variety of social service programs, most of the women do not attend religious services, due to logistical challenges or because they feel stigmatized and unwanted at church. Yet, she discovers, religious faith often plays a strong role in their lives as they contend with and try to make sense of the challenges they face. Supportive religious congregations prove important for women who are involved, she finds, but understanding everyday religion entails exploring beyond formal religious organizations."@en ;
   schema:description ""Scholars have made urban mothers living in poverty a focus of their research for decades. These women's lives can be difficult as they go about searching for housing and decent jobs and struggling to care for their children while surviving on welfare or working at low-wage service jobs and sometimes facing physical or mental health problems. But until now little attention has been paid to an important force in these women's lives: religion."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1083499180> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Series/morality_and_society> ; # Morality and society.
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Series/morality_and_society_series> ; # Morality and society series
   schema:name "Living faith : everyday religion and mothers in poverty"@en ;
   schema:productID "711050878" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/711050878#PublicationEvent/chicago_london_university_of_chicago_press_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> ; # University of Chicago Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226781617> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226781600> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB188337> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/711050878> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Chicago> # Chicago
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Chicago" ;
    .

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Agent/university_of_chicago_press> # University of Chicago Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Chicago Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Series/morality_and_society> # Morality and society.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/711050878> ; # Living faith : everyday religion and mothers in poverty
   schema:name "Morality and society." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Series/morality_and_society_series> # Morality and society series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/711050878> ; # Living faith : everyday religion and mothers in poverty
   schema:name "Morality and society series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/church_work_with_the_poor_massachusetts_boston> # Church work with the poor--Massachusetts--Boston
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025561> ;
   schema:name "Church work with the poor--Massachusetts--Boston"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/church_work_with_women_massachusetts_boston> # Church work with women--Massachusetts--Boston
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85025844> ;
   schema:name "Church work with women--Massachusetts--Boston"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/low_income_mothers_religious_life_massachusetts_boston> # Low-income mothers--Religious life--Massachusetts--Boston
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2006005582> ;
   schema:name "Low-income mothers--Religious life--Massachusetts--Boston"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/parenting_massachusetts_boston_religious_aspects> # Parenting--Massachusetts--Boston--Religious aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85098009> ;
   schema:name "Parenting--Massachusetts--Boston--Religious aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083499180#Topic/religion_and_social_problems_massachusetts_boston> # Religion and social problems--Massachusetts--Boston
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95007883> ;
   schema:name "Religion and social problems--Massachusetts--Boston"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1053421> # Parenting--Religious aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Parenting--Religious aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093855> # Religion and social problems
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Religion and social problems"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177110> # Women and religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women and religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205012> # Massachusetts--Boston.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Massachusetts--Boston." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/861115> # Church work with the poor
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Church work with the poor"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/861136> # Church work with women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Church work with women"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/277779252> # Susan Crawford Sullivan
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Sullivan" ;
   schema:givenName "Susan Crawford" ;
   schema:name "Susan Crawford Sullivan" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226781600>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0226781607" ;
   schema:isbn "9780226781600" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780226781617>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0226781615" ;
   schema:isbn "9780226781617" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.