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Published: 29 September 2008

288 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195337112

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Passing the Plate

Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Christian Smith, Michael O Emerson, and Patricia Snell

Passing the Plate shows that few American Christians donate generously to religious and charitable causes. This eye-opening book explores the reasons behind such ungenerous giving, the potential world-changing benefits of greater financial giving, and what can be done to improve matters. By illuminating the social and psychological forces that shape charitable giving, Passing the Plate is sure to spark a much-needed debate on a critical issue.

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