charitable giving


The Paradox of Generosity, by Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson

Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson's book is a tale of two ways of life: with generosity and without.


Financing American Religion, edited by Mark Chaves and Sharon L. Miller

This compact, valuable book brings together the most important current research on faith and money. Mark Chaves, associate professor of sociology at the University of Arizona, and Sharon Miller, a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of Notre Dame, have gathered essays by such prominent scholars as Dean Hoge, John and Sylvia Ronsvalle, Robert Wuthnow, Loren Mead and John Mulder.