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David H. Smith is Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics at Yale University and Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University Bloomington where he was also Adjunct Professor of both Medicine and Philanthropic Studies and Director of the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions. He is author of Entrusted: The Moral Responsibilities of Trustees (IUP, 1995), Early Warning (IUP, 1998), and Good Intentions (IUP, 2005).
Table of Contents
|Dispelling Common Beliefs about Giving to Religious Institutions in the United States||p. 1|
|Giving in the Way of God: Muslim Philanthropy in the United States||p. 28|
|Jewish Giving by Doing: Tikkun Ha-Olam||p. 49|
|What Does God Require of Us?||p. 65|
|"Freely Give": The Paradox of Obligatory Generosity in Christian Thought||p. 85|
|A Catholic Theology of Philanthropy||p. 99|
|Religious Discernment of Philanthropic Decisions in the Age of Affluence||p. 125|
|Consumer Debt and Christian Money Management: Messages from the Large U.S. Denominations||p. 147|
|Paging Dr. Shylock! Jewish Hospitals and the Prudent Reinvestment of Jewish Philanthropy||p. 162|
|One Man's Extrapolations: Conclusions after Two Years of Listening||p. 185|
|List of Contributors||p. 195|
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