In pursuit of the Almighty's dollar : a history of money and American Protestantism / James Hudnut-Beumler.Material type: TextPublisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007Description: xviii, 267 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0807830798 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780807830796 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Money -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Protestantism -- United States -- History | Protestant churches -- United States -- History | Protestant churches -- Doctrines -- History | Stewardship, Christian | Money -- United States -- History | United States -- Church historyLOC classification: BR115.E3 | H78 2007Online resources: Book review (H-Net)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -259) and index.
Prologue: Sunday morning 1750 -- Paying for God: the genesis of an American institution, 1800-1860 -- Capital ideas: building American churches, 1750-1860 -- Reinventing the tithe and discovering stewardship, 1870-1920 -- Paying the clergy: officials, professionals, or servants? -- Stewardship in crisis and technique in ascendancy, 1920-1945 -- Changing the nature of the firm: from institutional to consumer churches -- Churches expanding in all directions, 1945-1980 -- Ministers' wives: a view from the side of labor -- In America you can have as much religion as you can pay for, 1980 to the present.
5/2009 29.95 (17.97) Gift in memory of Dr. Thomas B. Musser and Dorothy B. Musser.