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Congregations in America

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674012844

Publication Date: 05/15/2004

Short

304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 16 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. What Do Congregations Do?
  • 2. Members, Money, and Leaders
  • 3. Social Services
  • 4. Civic Engagement and Politics
  • 5. Worship
  • 6. The Arts
  • 7. Culture in Congregations, Congregations in Culture
  • 8. Beyond Congregations
  • Appendix A: National Congregations Study Methodology
  • Appendix B: Selected Summary Statistics from the National Congregations Study
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2006 ARNOVA Outstanding Book Award, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
  • Co-Winner, 2006 Distinguished Book Award, Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological Association
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