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Title Sacred aid : faith and humanitarianism / [edited by] Michael Barnett, Janice Stein.
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HV554.4 .S23 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 258 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : The secularization and sanctification of humanitarianism / Michael Barnett and Janice Gross Stein -- Faith in markets / Stephen Hopgood and Leslie Vinjamuri -- "Cultural proximity" and the conjuncture of Islam with modern humanitarianism / Jonathan Benthall -- Religious obligation or altruistic giving? Muslims and charitable donations / Ajaz Ahmed Khan -- The role of spirituality in humanitarian crisis survival and recovery / Peter Walker ... [et al.] -- Religious giving outside the law in New Delhi / Erica Bornstein -- Pyrrhic victories? French Catholic missionaries, modern expertise, and secularizing technologies / Bertrand Taithe -- Faith in the machine? Humanitarianism in an age of bureaucratization / Michael Barnett -- Bridging the sacred and the profane in humanitarian life / Andrea Paras and Janice Gross Stein.
Subject Humanitarian assistance.
Church work with disaster victims.
Related Names Barnett, Michael N., 1960-
Stein, Janice Gross.
ISBN 0199916098 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780199916023 (hardback : alk. paper)
0199916020 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780199916092 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 766607403