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Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Christopher P. Scheitle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christianity in the United States has long been organized around congregations and denominations. However, a different type of organization operating outside of these traditional structures is ... More


Christian Nonprofits: The Religious Market’s Other Supplier

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces readers to the market perspective on religion. It argues that a new supplier of religious goods and services, Christian nonprofits, has grown in size and prominence. The ... More


From Religious Societies to Public Charities: A Parachurch History

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Christian nonprofits are not the first examples of parachurch organizations in the United States. The history of parachurch organizations is traced from 19th-century ... More


The Balance Sheet: A Financial Portrait of the Parachurch Sector

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using data collected from annual tax returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service, this chapter provides details on the revenue and expenses of Christian nonprofits and how these vary across ... More


Leadership and Accountability: Executives, Boards, and Watchdogs

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the internal and external actors who govern and police the actions of Christian nonprofits. These include nonprofit executives, governing boards, the Internal Revenue Service, ... More


Parachurch and State: Tax Laws, Government Funding, and Nonprofit Lobbying

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores issues concerning the relationship between the government and Christian nonprofits. These issues include how the government treats Christian nonprofits within the tax code, ... More


A Typology of Faith-Based Organizations and Programs

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The term “faith-based organizations” is inadequate because no clear definition exists of what it means to be “faith-based”. This chapter proposes an inductively derived typology to capture the ... More


Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Els de Graauw

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

More than half of the 41 million foreign-born individuals in the United States today are non-citizens, half have difficulty with English, a quarter are undocumented, and many are poor. As a result, ... More


Who Cleans the Park?: Public Work and Urban Governance in New York City

John Krinsky and Maud Simonet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435442
eISBN:
9780226435619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435619.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

For New Yorkers, the answer to the question “Who cleans your park?” is complex: Welfare-to-work trainees, volunteers, unionized city workers (working within or outside their official job ... More


Home: From Tent Camp to Community

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the initiatives launched by social movements in Haiti to address ordinary people's housing problems in the post-earthquake era. More than a thousand displaced persons camps have ... More


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