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ERIC Number: ED119898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Pages: 115
Abstractor: N/A
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Who Needs Rural America? The Church and the Nonmetropolitan Community in a Changing Society.
Klimoski, Victor J., Ed.; Krile, James F., Ed.
The product of a lecture series on the role of the rural church and community in the face of a changing society, this collection of 13 speeches includes: (1) "The Face of Poverty: An Economist's View" (insights into the process of identifying and serving the rural poor, emphasizing interdependence); (2) "Regionalism as a New Basis for Planning" (local initiative via use of the regional commission concept); (3) "Industrial Development in the Nonmetropolitan Community" (a Minnesota case history); (4) "National Farmer's Organization: Economic Strength Through Cooperation" (cooperation between farm and business interests); (5) "The University's Participation in Community Development" (emphasizes need for college-community interaction); (6) "Social Action in a Pluralistic Church" ("creative pluralism" proposed as a model for both community and church); (7) "Opportunities for Renewed Rural Ministry" (prescriptive steps); (8) "Cooperatives: An Opportunity for Effective Ministry Among the Poor" (emphasizes the minister's need to identify with and participate in community aspirations); (9) "The Functional Area and the Church's Mission" (use of systems analysis to affect change); (10) "Understanding Prejudice"; (11) "Leisure as a Way of Life" (leisure as freedom); (12) "Conservation of Natural Resources: A Biblical Responsibility"; (13) "Man's Future in a Changing Society" (creative acceptance of change). (JC)
Book Service, Continuing Education Program, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota 56321 ($1.65 each, $1.80 mail orders; 5-9 $1.50 each; 10-19 $1.40 each; 20-29 $1.30 each; 30-plus $1.15 each)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Saint John's Univ., Collegeville, Minn.