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God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

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In recent years, as government agencies have encouraged faith-based organizations to help ensure social welfare, many black churches have received grants to provide services to their neighborhoods’ poorest residents. This collaboration, activist churches explain, is a way of enacting their faith and helping their neighborhoods.

But as Michael Leo Owens demonstrates in God a
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published December 15th 2007 by University Of Chicago Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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