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The Ambiguous Embrace: Government and Faith-Based Schools and Social Agencies

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  • The Ambiguous Embrace: Government and Faith-Based Schools and Social Agencies (Princeton University Press) – Trade paperback (2002)
    by Charles L Glenn, Peter L Berger (Foreword by)

    The Ambiguous Embrace: Government and Faith-Based Schools and Social Agencies

    Trade paperback, Princeton University Press
    2002
    English
    336 pages

    ISBN: 069109280X
    ISBN-13: 9780691092805

    This is a time of far-reaching change and debate in American education and social policy, spurred in part by a rediscovery that civil-society institutions are often better than government at meeting human needs. As Charles Glenn shows in this book, faith-based schools and social agencies have been particularly effective, especially in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable. However, many oppose providing public funds for religious institutions, either on the grounds that it would threaten the constitutional separation of ... Show more

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