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In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollar: A History of Money and American Protestantism

James Hudnut-Beumler

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ISBN 10: 1522671838 / ISBN 13: 9781522671831
Published by Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio, 2016
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Title: In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollar: A ...

Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio

Publication Date: 2016

Binding: MP3 CD

Book Condition: Good

Edition: Unabridged.

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Every day of the week in contemporary America (and especially on Sundays) people raise money for their religious enterprises—for clergy, educators, buildings, charity, youth-oriented work, and more. In a fascinating look into the economics of American Protestantism, James Hudnut-Beumler examines how churches have raised and spent money from colonial times to the present and considers what these practices say about both religion and American culture.


"A wonderful tour through the many ways that Protestants sought survival by stealing the advertising, selling, and buying tools found in the consumer market and business culture."--"The Journal of Religion"
"For scholars and church leaders who want to learn just how much of history they are currently repeating, this book is a good starting place."--"Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion"
"Informative history."--"ChristianCentury"
"A unique and valuable addition to the historiography of American religion."--"American Historical Review"
"Readers seeking a history of church fundraising will find the volume extremely helpful. . . . We can certainly profit from the numerous insights that are provided."--"Journal of American History"
"Offers an intriguing perspective on church history."--"Journal of Church and State"
"An overdue study of a neglected aspect of religion in America, of particular interest to theological and graduate students, and also to laypersons and church professionals. Recommended."--"CHOICE"
"Connects the longevity of American Protestantism to anxious, often uncomfortable attempts to systematize the practice of voluntary giving. . . . Those hungry to understand the drivers behind a key institution in American life will do well to take a look

"A concise and lucid narrative of this neglected but important topic. . . . An important book for any pastor, church administrator, or student of American religion. It provides both a compelling, well-researched history and significant insight."--"Them

Informative history.--"ChristianCentury"

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