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Author Ronald Eric Matthews, Jr.
Title Is Charity a Choice? : Protestant Evangelicals, Charitable Choice and the Feeding of the Poor.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012.

Subject Church charities -- United States.
Welfare state -- United States.
Church and state -- United States.
Alt Name Lane, Janet, 1975-
Description 1 online resource (154 pages)
Summary Debates on public policy in the United States are shaped, in part, by moral and religious commitments of individuals and communities. Heclo (2003) writes in Religion Returns to the Public Square, "Government policy and religious matters ... both claim to give authoritative answers to important questions about how people should live." Heclo's words apply especially to the issue of poverty and welfare reform, a matter on which the great religious traditions have played an integral part. Apar ...
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF TABLES; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; APPENDIX 1; APPENDIX 2; NOTES; WORKS CITED.
ISBN 9781443843812 (electronic bk.)
1443843814 (electronic bk.)
9781443841931
OCLC # 823720936
Additional Format Print version: Ronald Eric Matthews, Jr. Is Charity a Choice? : Protestant Evangelicals, Charitable Choice and the Feeding of the Poor. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2012 9781443841931.