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Religion and volunteering : complex, contested and ambiguous relationships / Lesley Hustinx [and three others], editors ; John Bellamy [and twenty one others], contributors.

Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2015.

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  • Title:
    Religion and volunteering : complex, contested and ambiguous relationships / Lesley Hustinx [and three others], editors ; John Bellamy [and twenty one others], contributors.
  • Contributor: Lesley Hustinx editor.;
    John Bellamy contributor.
  • Subjects: Social sciences; Voluntarism; Voluntarism -- Religious aspects; PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology; Voluntarism; Voluntarism -- Religious aspects; Social Sciences; Sociology, general; Sociology of Culture; Religious Studies, general; Social Science -- Sociology of Religion; Religion -- General; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects; Religion: general; Religion; Social Science -- Sociology -- General; Sociology; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 361.37
  • Publication Details: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2015.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Chapter 1. Religion and volunteering: Complex, contested and ambiguous relationships -- Chapter 2. Christian calling and volunteering -- Chapter 3. If I am only for myself, who am I? Volunteering and righteousness in Judaism -- Chapter 4. Philanthropic virtue -- Chapter 5. Religiosity and formal volunteering in global perspective -- Chapter 6. A cross-national examination of motivation to volunteer: Religious context, national value patterns, and nonprofit regimes -- Chapter 7. Volunteering among church attendees in Australia: Individual and collective dimensions -- Chapter 8. Lost and found in secularization: A religious perspective on the meaning of volunteering -- Chapter 9. Making church happen: Architectural methods to transform Flanders' parish churches into civic collectives -- Chapter 10. Restorative justice and volunteering in a secular age -- Chapter 11. Short-Term Mission Voluntarism and the Post-secular Imaginary -- Chapter 12. Religion and social solidarity: A pragmatist approach -- Chapter 13. 'Your prayer moves God': On the relation between voluntarism, the emergent Charismatic movement in Beirut and social capital -- Chapter 14. Faith-based organizations and civic engagement in Egypt: Can FBOs be agents for change? -- Chapter 15. 'Go back to our values': Restoring symbolic hegemony through promoting 'volunteering' -- Chapter 16. Volunteering in religious communities: What does it bring to society? Calculating Social Yield.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783319045849; ISBN 3319045849; ISBN 9783319045856; ISBN 3319045857
    10.1007/978-3-319-04585-6 doi; BNB GBB8O3926; System number: 019183972
  • Notes: Collection subset: Social Welfare
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (354 pages) : illustrations (some color).
  • Series: Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies,

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