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Books To Watch For

By Andrew R. Lewis:

A couple months ago, I asked for forthcoming books on religion and politics so that we could help promote them. I’m excited to release the first iteration.

These are some exciting books, and I am hopeful that it helps spread the word about the great work being done. Please share with your networks!

We will do this again in the summer. If you have a book that is about to be released, …

See more of the books here.

Public Religion Research Institute

PRRI (Public Religion Research Institute) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to conducting independent research at the intersection of religion, culture, and public policy.

PRRI’s research explores and illuminates America’s changing cultural, religious, and political landscape. PRRI’s mission is to help journalists, scholars, pundits, thought leaders, clergy, and the general public better understand debates on public policy issues, and the important cultural and religious dynamics shaping American society and politics.

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. – CEO

 

Beyond Faith-Based Organizations: Religion and NGOs in comparative perspective

“Religious NGOs play significant roles in service delivery, community organization, advocacy and mediating flows of information and resources across the globe. Their religious inflections can both enhance the effective reach of particular projects and complicate the already fraught policy environment in which NGOs operate.While policy frameworks influence the kinds of activities that religious NGOs are able to undertake and aim to govern practice, the way this takes place in context is an empirical question. In this interview, we talk with Erica Bornstein about…” [go to site]