ERIC Number: EJ662192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Faith in Communities: A Solid Investment.
Sherman, Amy L.
Society, v40 n2 p19-26 Jan-Feb 2003
Discusses the role of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in providing social services, examining the scope, scale, and effectiveness of faith-based social action. Explains that faith-based approaches are effective because they promote faith, rely on volunteers, are present in the community, and are holistic. Describes creative government-faith collaboration, examining three lessons from successful collaborations (e.g., collaborations should capitalize on the faith community's unique strengths). (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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