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Religious Organizations in the United States

A Study of Identity, Liberty, and the Law

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Published by Carolina Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Religious institutions,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • Religion,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • United States,
  • Corporations, Religious

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames A. Serritella (Editor), Thomas C. Berg (Editor), W. Cole, Jr. Durham (Editor), Edward McGlynn Gaffney (Editor), Craig B. Mousin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages834
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8877402M
    ISBN 101594600287
    ISBN 109781594600289

    The United Religions Organization will be an international, inter-religious organization modeled after and affiliated with the United Nations. “According to its literature,” states W.B. Howard of Despatch Ministries, “the URO launched its written charter this past June Geography of Religion in the United States. Most early settlers to the United States were Protestant Christians: Puritans lived in New England and Anglicans (later called Episcopalians) lived in Virginia. Roman Catholic immigrants settled in Maryland, and members of the Society of Friends (Quakers) founded Pennsylvania.

    Software for Religious Nonprofits "TechSoup has been a lifesaver we are able to train all of our students on Microsoft Office to prepare them for positions in the workforce." — Christian Women's Job Corps of Madison County, Alabama. See top donations for religious organizations. Religion and Politics in the United States, Fifth Edition, offers a comprehensive account of the role of religious ideas, institutions, and communities in American public life. While maintaining that religion is too politically potent to be left out or consigned to the margins in accounts of American politics, Wald and Calhoun-Brown also argue against the common tendency to treat religion as 4/5(2).

      3. Tax Exemptions Are Related to Public Policies If a tax-exempt group — religious or secular — promotes ideas which contradict important public policies (like desegregation), then the group’s tax-exempt status may not be granted or extended. Tax exemptions are provided in exchange for groups’ providing services to the community; when the groups undermine important goals of the. The nonprofit Freedom From Religion Foundation works to educate the public on matters relating to nontheism, and to promote the constitutional principle of separation between church and state.


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Directory of religious organizations in the United States of America [Geisendorfer, James V.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Directory of religious organizations in the United States of AmericaAuthor: James V.

Geisendorfer. This book examines the legal structures within which religious organizations conduct their activities. The legal structures of religious organizations encompass not only their corporate organizations, but the many ways employment, property ownership, decisions regarding forms of ministry, and participation in society define a particular : Baptists (as a family of denominations) constitute the largest Protestant group in the United States.

The World Almanac for lists 21 different Baptist bodies with a total membership of 26, The largest single Baptist body Religious Organizations in the United States book the United States is the Southern Baptist Convention: 34, churches, w, by: Directory of religious and parareligious bodies and organizations in the United States.

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Religious charities based in the United States‎ (3 C, 36 P) Religious museums in the United States ‎ (28 C, 23 P) Religious schools in the United States ‎ (8 C). GuideStar is the most complete source of information about U.S. charities and other nonprofit organizations there is.

Search our database of more than million IRS-recognized organizations to find a charity to support, benchmark your own nonprofit's performance, research the sector, and more.

The RLS surveys more t Americans from all 50 states about their religious affiliations, beliefs and practices, and social and political views. Religious organizations in the United States.

Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Religious organizations in the United States. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James A Serritella.

He served as editor of the Christian Herald, was a conusulting editor for several large publishing houses, and wrote articles for the Christian Century, Christian Herald, and Reader's Digest.

Samuel S. Hill, Professor Emeritus of Religion at the University of Florida, is widely recognized as a leading authority on religion in the United States/5(81).

Categorized this way, three types of religious organizations exist: church, sect, and cult (Emerson, Monahan, & Mirola, ).

A church further has two subtypes: the ecclesia and denomination. We first discuss the largest and most influential of the types of religious organization, the ecclesia, and work our way down to the smallest and least influential, the cult.

Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries.

Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United States. teed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. Churches and religious organizations are generally exempt from income tax and receive other favorable treatment under the tax law; however, certain income of a church or religious organization may be subject to tax, such as income from an unrelated business.

The United States has long been known for its support for religious diversity and freedom across the nation. Its open and free religious market has allowed various religious communities to spawn and flourish. Predominately a Christian nation, other religious traditions such as Islam and Buddhism have also found space to thrive.

In examining the state of religion in the United States today, we see the complexity of religious life in our society, plus emerging trends like the rise of the megachurch, secularization, and the role of religion in social change.

Religion and Social Change. Religion has. The "religion section" of the address was for many years as familiar to Americans as was Washington's warning that the United States should avoid entangling alliances with foreign nations. Washington's observations on the relation of religion to government were commonplace, and similar statements abound in documents from the founding period.

Religious & spiritual groups in the United States. Quotation: "No denomination has ever constituted a majority in the United States as a this sense all denominations are minorities " M J.

Gunn. Overview: Little precise information is known about the size of religious faith groups in the U.S. Members of the Church of Satan and Christian Scientists do not release their membership data.

History. During the s, a very prevalent form of book censorship in the United States was book OctoberWilliam Pynchon's pamphlet, The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption, was criticized and promptly burned by the Puritan book burning in Boston, Massachusetts is often referred to and even considered the "first book burning in America".

Christian universities and colleges in the United States‎ (9 C, 9 P) Pages in category "Christian organizations based in the United States" The following pages are in this category, out of total.

The American religious landscape is undergoing a dramatic transformation. White Christians, once the dominant religious group in the U.S., now account for fewer than half of all adults living in the country. Today, fewer than half of all states are majority white Christian.

As recently as39 states had majority white Christian populations.The Foundation, established infocuses its grantmaking on supporting Christian organizations in the United States and in the developing world. The Foundation’s principle partnerships are with organizations that effectively integrate their Christian faith in programs that assist people who suffer from material or spiritual poverty and.All religious organizations involve communities of believers.

However, these communities come in different forms. The most basic of these today are religious movements, denominations, sects, and cults. A form of social movement, religious movements involve groups of people who join together to spread a new religion or to reinterpret an old one.