Development, Civil Society And Faith-based Organizations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular by G. ClarkeDevelopment, Civil Society And Faith-based Organizations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular by G. Clarke

Development, Civil Society And Faith-based Organizations: Bridging the Sacred and the Secular

byG. Clarke

Hardcover | November 28, 2007

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This book examines the role of faith-based organizations in managing international aid, providing services, defending human rights and protecting democracy. It argues that greater engagement with faith communities and organizations is needed, and questions traditional secularism that has underpinned development policy and practice in the North.
GEORGE CAREY was Archbishop of Canterbury 1991 to 2002, UK JANINE CLARK is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph, Ontario MONA HARB is Assistant Professor at the Department of Architecture and Design at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon INGIE HOVLAND teaches on Women, Men ...
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Title:Development, Civil Society And Faith-based Organizations: Bridging the Sacred and the SecularFormat:HardcoverDimensions:279 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:November 28, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230020011

ISBN - 13:9780230020016

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Table of Contents

Preface; G.Carey Introduction; G.Clarke & M.Jennings Faith-Based Organizations and International Development: An Overview; G.Clarke Intelligent Design?: A Gender-Sensitive Interrogation of Religion and Development; R.Pearson & E.Tomalin The Language of Development: What Are International Development Agencies Talking About?; I.Linden The Spirit of Brotherhood: Christianity and Ujamaa in Tanzania; M.Jennings Engaged Citizenship: The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in the Post-Authoritarian Philippines; A.Moreno FBOs and Change in the Context of Authoritarianism: The Islamic Centre Charity Society in Jordan; J.Clark Who's Afraid of Religion? Tensions Between Mission and Development in The Norwegian Mission Society; I.Hovland Saudi Arabian NGOs at Work in Somalia: 'Wahabi' Da'wah or Humanitarian Aid?; A.Mohamed with M.Kroessin Faith-Based Organizations as Effective Development Partners? Hezbollah and Post-War Reconstruction in Lebanon; M.Harb Hindu Nationalism and the Social Welfare Strategy; C.Jaffrelot Conclusion; G.Clarke & M.Jennings

Editorial Reviews

'...it is difficult to know where to criticise this timely volume, which should be required reading for academics and practitioners alike.' Martin Rew, Development in Practice