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Sacred aid : faith and humanitarianism

Author: Michael N Barnett; Janice Gross Stein
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Collectively, the chapters in this volume comprise an original and authoritative account of how religion has reshaped the global humanitarian movement in recent times.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael N Barnett; Janice Gross Stein
ISBN: 9780199916023 0199916020 9780199916092 0199916098
OCLC Number: 766607403
Description: viii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : The secularization and sanctification of humanitarianism / Michael Barnett and Janice Gross Stein --
Faith in markets / Stephen Hopgood and Leslie Vinjamuri --
"Cultural proximity" and the conjuncture of Islam with modern humanitarianism / Jonathan Benthall --
Religious obligation or altruistic giving? Muslims and charitable donations / Ajaz Ahmed Khan --
The role of spirituality in humanitarian crisis survival and recovery / Peter Walker [and others] --
Religious giving outside the law in New Delhi / Erica Bornstein --
Pyrrhic victories? French Catholic missionaries, modern expertise, and secularizing technologies / Bertrand Taithe --
Faith in the machine? Humanitarianism in an age of bureaucratization / Michael Barnett --
Bridging the sacred and the profane in humanitarian life / Andrea Paras and Janice Gross Stein.
Responsibility: [edited by] Michael Barnett, Janice Stein.

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Collectively, the chapters in this volume comprise an original and authoritative account of how religion has reshaped the global humanitarian movement in recent times.

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