The dynamics of religious organizations : The extravasation of the sacred and other essays / Phillip E. Hammond.

By: Hammond, Phillip E
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: xii, 197 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0198297629 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Religious institutions -- United States -- Sociological aspects | Religion and sociology -- United States | United States -- Religion | Religion and cultureLOC classification: BL2525 | .H36 2000
Contents:
1. The extravasation of the sacred and the crisis in liberal Protestantism -- 2. Religion and the persistance of identity -- 3. When the sacred returns: an empirical test -- 4. The market paradigm and the future of religious organizations -- 5. Cults and sects in America: organizational development -- 6. The appeal of Buddhism in America -- 7. Tocqueville's lessons from the New World for religion in the New Europe -- 8. World order and mainline religions -- 9. The cultural consequences of cults -- 10. Religion and ethnicity in late twentieth century America -- 11. Religion and family values in presidential voting -- 12. Church, state, and the dilemma of conscience -- 13. Conscience and the establishment clause -- 14. Can religion be religious in public?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-193) and index.

1. The extravasation of the sacred and the crisis in liberal Protestantism -- 2. Religion and the persistance of identity -- 3. When the sacred returns: an empirical test -- 4. The market paradigm and the future of religious organizations -- 5. Cults and sects in America: organizational development -- 6. The appeal of Buddhism in America -- 7. Tocqueville's lessons from the New World for religion in the New Europe -- 8. World order and mainline religions -- 9. The cultural consequences of cults -- 10. Religion and ethnicity in late twentieth century America -- 11. Religion and family values in presidential voting -- 12. Church, state, and the dilemma of conscience -- 13. Conscience and the establishment clause -- 14. Can religion be religious in public?

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