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Product Description: From their earliest days in America, Catholics organized to initiate and support charitable activities. A rapidly growing church community, although marked by widening church and ethnic differences, developed the extensive network of orphanages, hospitals, schools, and social agencies that came to represent the Catholic way of giving...read more

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9780253341594 | Indiana Univ Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From their earliest days in America, Catholics organized to initiate and support charitable activities.

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Product Description: How does one enter into suffering with those who are poor in spirit, body, and possessions? Are we not all poor as we seek after Someone, Something, beyond ourselves -- for love, peace, and justice? And if we are poor, what does that mean? What is community? This gold-mine of writings from sixty years of The Catholic Worker offers lively accounts of the movement's courageous grappling with these issues and more: homelessness, war, civil disobedience, and community...read more

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9781570750120 | Revised edition (Orbis Books, March 1, 1995), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: How does one enter into suffering with those who are poor in spirit, body, and possessions?

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Product Description: "This book contains invaluable reflections for managers of all types of Christian organizations." —Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly"The book is most helpful in its analysis of Christian service organizations and its suggestions for their management...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780253330895 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "This book contains invaluable reflections for managers of all types of Christian organizations.

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Product Description: The essays in this collection attempt to show how Roman Catholic communities in early modern Europe (particularly the great cities of italy, and Venice above all) treated poor people and organized poor relief. Some essays discuss the principal groupings of poor, from the genteel, "shamefaced" poor to orphans and foundlings, and from working folk to idle rogues...read more

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9780860784463 | Variorum, September 1, 1994, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: The essays in this collection attempt to show how Roman Catholic communities in early modern Europe (particularly the great cities of italy, and Venice above all) treated poor people and organized poor relief.

Product Description: Healing is central to any understanding of African Christianity. In this volume, the second in the African Pastoral Studies series offered by the African Association for Pastoral Studies and Counselling (AAPSC), African Christian theologians and health care professionals present studies of different aspects of the quest for health and wholeness in Africa today...read more

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9783631472279 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, August 1, 1994, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Healing is central to any understanding of African Christianity.

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Product Description: Only by understanding the enduring poverty of Brazil can one hope to understand the recent growth of Protestant evangelical churches there, Cecilia Loreto Mariz contends. Her study investigates how religious groups support individualism and encourage the poor to organize...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781566391122 | Temple Univ Pr, January 1, 1994, cover price $80.50 | About this edition: Only by understanding the enduring poverty of Brazil can one hope to understand the recent growth of Protestant evangelical churches there, Cecília Loreto Mariz contends.

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9781566391139 | Temple Univ Pr, April 14, 1994, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Only by understanding the enduring poverty of Brazil can one hope to understand the recent growth of Protestant evangelical churches there, Cecilia Loreto Mariz contends.

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Product Description: While the role of the laity in the nationalist awakening is commonly recognized, their part in the movement for religious renewal is usually minimized. Initiative on the part of the laity has been thought to have existed only outside the church, where it remained a troubling and at times insurgent force...read more

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9780773511309 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, December 1, 1993, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: While the role of the laity in the nationalist awakening is commonly recognized, their part in the movement for religious renewal is usually minimized.

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Product Description: This rich oral history weaves a tapestry of memories and experience from interviews, roundtable discussions, personal memoirs, and thorough research. In the sixtieth anniversary year of the Catholic Worker, Rosalie Riegle Troester reconfirms the diversity and commitment of a movement that applies basic Christianity to social problems...read more

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9781566390583 | Temple Univ Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: This rich oral history weaves a tapestry of memories and experience from interviews, round table discussions, personal memoirs, and thorough research.

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9781566390590 | Temple Univ Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This rich oral history weaves a tapestry of memories and experience from interviews, roundtable discussions, personal memoirs, and thorough research.

Product Description: Book by Gulker, Virgil, Wilson, Ken

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9780892838073 | Vine Books, July 1, 1993, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Book by Gulker, Virgil, Wilson, Ken

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Product Description: A Book About Children: Christian Children's Fund 1938-1991

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9780963440006 | Hartland Pub, October 1, 1992, cover price $19.01 | About this edition: A Book About Children: Christian Children's Fund 1938-1991

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Product Description: Miracle in Ethiopia: A Partnership Response to Famine

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9780377002159 | Friendship Pr, January 1, 1991, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Miracle in Ethiopia: A Partnership Response to Famine

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Product Description: A Publication of INDEPENDENT SECTOR Examines the patterns of charitable activity among members of several major faiths and traces the historical and theological roots of giving traditions. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781555422523 | 1 edition (Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, August 1, 1990), cover price $44.00 | About this edition: A Publication of INDEPENDENT SECTOR Examines the patterns of charitable activity among members of several major faiths and traces the historical and theological roots of giving traditions.

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Product Description: This history of the Salvation Army Men's Social Service Department covers the first century of its existence, and includes a bibliography of materials in the Salvation Army archives.

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9780889466654 | Edwin Mellen Pr, December 1, 1986, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: This history of the Salvation Army Men's Social Service Department covers the first century of its existence, and includes a bibliography of materials in the Salvation Army archives.

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9780313270789 | Univ Pubns of Amer, June 1, 1982, cover price $55.00
9780890934975 | Univ Pubns of Amer, March 1, 1982, cover price $16.00

Tells of the work of Mother Teresa and the Sisters of Charity in Calcutta, and includes prayers, meditations, and pictures of their ministry

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9780060667290 | Harpercollins, August 1, 1981, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Tells of the work of Mother Teresa and the Sisters of Charity in Calcutta, and includes prayers, meditations, and pictures of their ministry

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