Change--in population, economy, and culture--is sweeping through American communities. Corner groceries are stocking new foods. New roads are being built and Main Streets abandoned. Schools have come and gone, and old friends move away as strangers arrive. But in every community, no matter how volatile, religious institutions provide for their members places of moral guidance and spiritual nurture, civic participation, and identity. How do congregations react to significant community change? Why do some religious ...

Congregation and Community 1996, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813523354

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Congregation and Community 1996, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

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