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The Resource Saving souls, serving society : understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry, Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

Saving souls, serving society : understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry, Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

Label
Saving souls, serving society : understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry
Title
Saving souls, serving society
Title remainder
understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry
Statement of responsibility
Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Unruh, Heidi Rolland
Index
index present
LC call number
BT738
LC item number
.U578 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sider, Ronald J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christian sociology
  • Missions
  • Evangelistic work
  • Church and social problems
  • Church charities
Label
Saving souls, serving society : understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry, Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-310) and index
Contents
Introduction : church-based social ministry in context -- The churches and their ministries -- Case studies of faith in action -- Perceptions of spiritual meaning in faith-based social action -- Religious elements of faith-based social programs -- A typology of faith-based organizations and programs -- Defining mission orientations : the relationship between social action and evangelism -- Influences on congregational mission -- Conversionist churches and social action -- Does faith work? : spiritual dynamics and social outcomes -- Social capital and spiritual capital -- Conclusion : new understandings, new questions, new opportunities -- Appendix 1 : profiles of the case-study churches -- Appendix 2 : pastoral interview guide (excerpt)
Control code
58843496
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 323 p.
Isbn
9780195161557
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005008223
System control number
(OCoLC)58843496
Label
Saving souls, serving society : understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry, Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-310) and index
Contents
Introduction : church-based social ministry in context -- The churches and their ministries -- Case studies of faith in action -- Perceptions of spiritual meaning in faith-based social action -- Religious elements of faith-based social programs -- A typology of faith-based organizations and programs -- Defining mission orientations : the relationship between social action and evangelism -- Influences on congregational mission -- Conversionist churches and social action -- Does faith work? : spiritual dynamics and social outcomes -- Social capital and spiritual capital -- Conclusion : new understandings, new questions, new opportunities -- Appendix 1 : profiles of the case-study churches -- Appendix 2 : pastoral interview guide (excerpt)
Control code
58843496
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 323 p.
Isbn
9780195161557
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005008223
System control number
(OCoLC)58843496

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