TABLE OF CONTENTS:Foreword By Peter L. Berger
Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Reaching Out to Civil Society
2. Strings without Money
- Challenges to the Welfare State
- Bureaucratic Ineffectiveness
- Overstepping the State's Appropriate Limits
- Government and Education
- Administrative Decentralization
- Market Strategies
- Organizational Flexibility
- Controlling Faith-Based Institutions to Death
Interlude: Teen Challenge 3. How Close an Embrace?
- The Stakes in Government Oversight
- Oversight of Faith-Based Schools
- Faith-Based Schools That Resist Oversight
- The Scope of Government Regulation of Nonpublic Schools
4. Funding with Government Oversight
- Three Ways of Understanding Government's Relationship to Religion
- Outside the Wall of Separation
- Faith-Based Social Services: Where the Wall Is Not So High
- Schools: The Unhappy Exception
Interlude: Neocorporatism in Europe
- How Much Oversight?
- Modes of Funding
- Grants and Other Subsidies
- Shared Space
- Asset Sale
5. Professional Norms
- The Netherlands
6. Employment Decisions
- Professional Norms and Government
- How Professional Norms Developed
- Professional Training
- Professional Norms and Faith-Based Organizations
Interlude: The Salvation Army By Emily Nielsen Jones, Charles L. Glenn
- A Tale of Two Cities
- The Right to a Shared Vision of Service
- Required Qualifications
7. Loss - and Recovery - of Nerve
- How Did the Salvation Army Become Different?
- The Salvation Army's Self-Understanding
- Elements of the Salvation Army's Persistence as a Faith-Based Organization
- Threats to the Salvation Army's Distinctive Mission
- Resisting the Lure of Popularity
- The Importance of Maintaining Distinctiveness
- When Sacred and Secular Mix
- Being Explicit about Identity
- 1. Should Government Make a Greater Use of Faith-Based Organizations to Provide Social Services and Education?
- 2. May the United States Government Make a Greater Use of Faith-Based Organizations without Overstepping the Limits Set by the First Amendment?
- 3. If it Makes a Greater Use of Faith-Based Organizations to Provide Social Services and Education, How Should Government Behave to Avoid Spoiling Their Distinctive Character and Contribution?
- 4. What Measures Should Government Take to Ensure That Making a Greater Use of Faith-Based Organizations Does Not Lead to Negative Consequences, Such as a Decline in Quality and Availability of Services or an Increase in Discrimination?
- 5. Should Faith-Based Organizations Seek Government Support for Their Social and Educational Ministries?
- 6. In Accepting Government Support, How Should Faith-Based Organizations Protect Themselves from Interference with Their Core Mission and Distinctive Character?
- 7. How Can Faith-Based Organizations Reconcile Professional Norms with the Maintenance and Expression of Their Core Mission and Distinctive Character?
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