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Religions and philanthropy

Giuliana Gemelli

Religions and philanthropy

global issues in historical perspective

by Giuliana Gemelli

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Published by Baskerville in Bologna .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa cura di Giuliana Gemelli ; [contributi di Giuliana Gemelli ... et al.].
SeriesBaskerville UniPress -- 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1475.3 .R45 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination361 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24532037M
ISBN 108880005081
ISBN 109788880005087
LC Control Number2008382322
OCLC/WorldCa185031019

Philanthropy has a very long tradition in India. All practicing religions embody the idea of philanthropy and the concept of daanworks across religions and cultures. This book provides unique sociological and empirical perspectives, contrasting what is happening in India vis-á-vis other countries. Historically, the Black church has been a core institution for African-American philanthropy. It does not only serve as a faith-based house of worship, but it facilitates organized philanthropic efforts including meeting spiritual, psychological, financial, educational and .

This chapter introduces readers to the different ways in which Chinese people, through their religious traditions, have understood philanthropy and have tried to achieve an idea of “the good” by giving and serving others. It discusses Chinese indigenous concepts of philanthropy and presents traditional practices and contemporary movements drawing inspiration from popular religion Author: André Laliberté.   It’ll cover a variety of religions’ and religious actors’ engagement with philanthropy across time during the late 19th and 20th centuries. We also hope to publish articles and a possible book about the National Study on Congregations’ Economic Practices findings in the future.

A 'must read.' --Philanthropy MonthlyIn an attempt to analyze future directions of the increasingly influential nonprofit sector, the American Assembly and the Indiana Center on Philanthropy sponsored a conference that brought in leading scholars and practitioners. the evolution of religion and other regulatory reform; and a retreat of. The latest social science has good news for philanthropists: Giving profits the giver as well as the receiver. This win-win verdict is actually nothing new. It is a central tenet of the three Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—as a new book by Gary Anderson makes clear.


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Religions and philanthropy by Giuliana Gemelli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional" philanthropy have had on how religious philanthropies carry out their activities.

Among the organizations discussed are the Salvation Army, the World Council of Churches, Format: Paperback. Beyond the numbers, however, religious charity and philanthropy has shaped America’s religious and cultural contexts and served as a bedrock to American civil society.

With a more vibrant nonprofit sector than any other Western nation, America’s religious and charitable sector is unique in many by: 1. Using comparative case studies in Religions and philanthropy book, Taiwan and Malaysia during the s and onwards, it identifies new forms of religious philanthropy as well as new ideas of social 'good', including different forms of political merit-making, new forms of civic selfhood, and the rise of innovative social forms, including increased leadership by by: 1.

The last of four two-volume sets on the key periods of paradigm shift in Chinese religious and cultural history, this book examines the transformation of values in Religions and philanthropy book sincein the “secular” realms of economics, science, medicine, aesthetics, media, and gender, and in each of the major religions (Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity) as well as Author: André Laliberté.

These essays study philanthropy in Buddhist, Islamic, Hindu, Jewish, and Native American religious traditions and in cultures from Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East Price: $ Philanthropy and Religion, Hinduism.

Introduction. Ethics of altruism constitutes an essential component in the path of righteous conduct for many religions. Hinduism, one of the oldest religions of the world, is no exception in evolving and effectuating this approach of compassion to all living beings.

The study and analysis of philanthropy has been growing the past ten years. The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University puts out studies A list of 5 books dealing with different aspects of philanthropy including microcredit, international aid, nonprofit structures, and g: Religions.

The Balance of Public and Private in Philanthropy Section II: Philanthropy Across Time and Place 5. Complex History 6. Contested History 7. Continuity and Change Across Eras 8. The Role of Religion, Race, Gender, and Geography Section III: Being a Philanthropist – Callings and Critiques 9.

Why Should People Give – Religious and Secular. In recent times, philanthropy and its institutional and associative networks entered a phase of debate and change which characterize, with specific connotations, the Mediterranean areas and their strategic role within the global system.

It is a matter of fact that the roots of philanthropy in the Mediterranean areas - which are considered here in the broad meaning stated by the. Religion, Charity and Human Rights, by Kerry O’Halloran, Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press; ISBN: Kerry O’Halloran’s book, Religion, Charity and Human Rights, provides a wide-ranging overview of the difficult issues arising at the interface of religion, human rights law, and the law of the work does not make.

Synopsis. "The cross-cultural understandings this book provides can do much to help us determine the distinctive shape and form American religious philanthropy might take in the future.".

--Christian Century "The provocative information challenges the assumptions that philanthropy is a primarily Western or Christian tradition. Religions, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.

While there has been a revival of academic interest in the history and current practice of philanthropy, scholars have often portrayed it as a secular enterprise and undervalued religion’s role in modern philanthropy.

"The cross-cultural understandings this book provides can do much to help us determine the distinctive shape and form American religious philanthropy might take in the future." --Christian Century "The provocative information challenges the assumptions that philanthropy is a primarily Western or Christian tradition, and it clarifies the need for additional study.".

Religiously affiliated people more likely to donate, whether to place of worship or other charitable organizations, new report finds. Special Report on Giving to Religion from Giving USA Foundation™ and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy explores religious giving in an era of declining affiliation and attendance.

At a time when affiliation with a religion and attendance at religious. Take Spain as an example: As this traditionally Catholic country ran full tilt toward socialism starting inthe concomitant attitude of the Spanish governments toward organized religion and private philanthropy became unsympathetic.

Charities and churches were viewed as usurping centralized power in social welfare and, even worse, as devolving funding decisions to. 5 Beyond Globalization and Secularization: Changing Religion and Philanthropy in Lukang, Taiwan 6 ‘Mrs.

Ma’ and ‘Ms. Xu’: On the Attractiveness of Denoting Oneself a ‘Buddhist’ in the Increasingly Transnational Milieu of Urban TaiwanCited by: 1. Philanthropy has a very long tradition in India. All practicing religions embody the idea of philanthropy and the concept of daan works across religions and cultures.

This book provides unique sociological and empirical perspectives, contrasting what is happening in India vis-á-vis other countries. Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional" philanthropy have had on how religious philanthropies carry out their activities.

The Greater Good: How Philanthropy Drives the American Economy by Claire Gaudiani In Greater Good, Gaudian provides a historical overview of the way philanthropy has shaped the United States, from Constitution-era prosperity to the New Economy bust.

Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy by Paul Brest and Hal Harvey. Philanthropy and charity are similar but in common use charity places a greater emphasis on helping the poor. The Christian perspective on charity requires self-sacrifice. Anglo-American common law does not recognize philanthropy, only charity, but the legal definition is broader than helping the poor and, while gift-giving figures into it.

"The cross-cultural understandings this book provides can do much to help us determine the distinctive shape and form American religious philanthropy might take in the future." —Christian Century "The provocative information challenges the assumptions that philanthropy is a primarily Western or Christian tradition, and it clarifies the need.

Religious values, deeply rooted in texts, serve as an important motivator for giving. Religious Americans volunteer more, give more, and give more often.

How religion motivates people to give and. Let me dispel a common myth: no, Christianity did not bring the idea of charity to the Western world. The concept of charity and concern for the poor was already fully developed before the Christians borrowed the notion from their pagan and Jewish peers.

It’s evident in Jewish wisdom literature, Cynic discourses, Stoic and even.