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Author Scheitle, Christopher P., 1981-
Title Beyond the congregation : the world of Christian nonprofits / Christopher P. Scheitle.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Subject Church charities -- Societies, etc.
Nonprofit organizations.
Religious institutions.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 208 pages) : illustrations
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Christian nonprofits : the religious market's other supplier -- From religious societies to public charities : a parachurch history -- Competition and collaboration : the market dynamics of church & parachurch -- Parachurch profiles : from Christian cowboys to donating cows -- The balance sheet : a financial portrait of the parachurch sector -- Leadership and accountability : executives, boards, and watchdogs -- Parachurch and state : tax laws, government funding, and nonprofit lobbying.
Summary 'Beyond the Congregation' utilizes data on almost 2,000 of the largest and most influential Christian nonprofits in the United States to answer some of the key questions raised by these organizations. What explains the growth of Christian nonprofits? What activities are they pursuing? How are they funded and how do they use those funds?
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199793198 (electronic bk.)
0199793190 (electronic bk.)
019973352X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780199733521 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0199733511 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780199733514 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612731303
OCLC # 664241841
Additional Format Print version: Scheitle, Christopher P., 1981- Beyond the congregation. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780199733521 (DLC) 2009053361 (OCoLC)496160295