In pursuit of the Almighty's dollar: a history of money and American Protestantism

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In a fascinating look into the economics of American Protestantism, 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. He contends that paying for earthly good works done in the name of God has proved highly compatible with American ideas of enterprise, materialism, and individualism. The financial choices Protestants have made throughout history--how money was given, expended, or even withheld--have reflected changing conceptions of what the religious enterprise is all about.
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table_of_contents Prologue: Sunday morning 1750 -- Paying for God: the genesis of an American institution, 1800-1860 -- Capital ideas: building American churches, 1750-1860 -- Reinventing the tithe and discovering stewardship, 1870-1920 -- Paying the clergy: officials, professionals, or servants? -- Stewardship in crisis and technique in ascendancy, 1920-1945 -- Changing the nature of the firm: from institutional to consumer churches -- Churches expanding in all directions, 1945-1980 -- Ministers' wives: a view from the side of labor -- In America you can have as much religion as you can pay for, 1980 to the present.
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title In pursuit of the Almighty's dollar a history of money and American Protestantism
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title_full In pursuit of the Almighty's dollar [electronic resource] : a history of money and American Protestantism / James Hudnut-Beumler
title_short In pursuit of the Almighty's dollar
title_sort in pursuit of the almighty's dollar a history of money and american protestantism
title_sub a history of money and American Protestantism