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The Uneasy Alliance: Religion, Refugee Work, and U.S. Foreign Policy
With the plight of escalating numbers of refugees around the world growing more desperate every year, the American religious organizations dedicated to helping them are faced with an increasingly complicated relationship with the U.S. government. In this groundbreaking new book, J. Bruce Nichols uncovers some disturbing facts and trends to demonstrate that the traditional ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published May 12th 1988 by Oxford University Press, USA
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It's a shame this book hasn't seen an update or that anyone has not taken to Nichols's history. Here we have a very solid survey of the cooperation between the U.S. government agencies and faith-based organizations overseas. Born out of the Cold War necessities, the closeness with which the two institutions cooperated overseas is widely unknown. Strongly recommended.