Daly, Lew.

God's Economy : Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State - Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014. - 1 online resource (342 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents -- Foreword -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. A New Era of Church-State Cooperation -- 2. Religion and Welfare Reform: Old Battles and New Directions -- 3. Religious Autonomy and the Limited State -- 4. The Social Law -- Afterword -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index

President Obama has signaled a sharp break from many Bush Administration policies, but he remains committed to federal support for religious social service providers. Like George W. Bush's faith-based initiative, though, Obama's version of the policy has generated loud criticism-from both sides of the aisle-even as the communities that stand to benefit suffer through an ailing economy. God's Economy reveals that virtually all of the critics, as well as many supporters, have long misunderstood both the true implications of faith-based partnerships and their unique potential for advancing social

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