Religious Institutions As Actors In Community Development

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Heaven knows, plenty of initiatives for local renewal occur without explicit reference to God and with little apparent participation by church, synagogue, or mosque. So what exactly can people and institutions of faith bring to community revitalization? Research in the 1980s uncovered a roster of tasks (especially in relation to local leadership) at which religious institutions proved themselves not uniquely, but particularly adept.

Author: 
Pickman, James
Co-Author: 
Baxter, Grae
Pages: 
8
Publication Date: 
2001
Stock #: 
MW120304