Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

University Library | Ruth Lilly Special Collections & Archives

Ethno-Racial Diversity within Indianapolis Congregations

Show simple item record


dc.contributor.author Wedam, Elfriede
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-08T19:47:44Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-08T19:47:44Z
dc.date.issued 1999-08
dc.identifier.citation http://www.polis.iupui.edu/RUC/Newsletters/Research/default.htm en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2450/3635
dc.description.abstract More than forty years after the civil rights movement began to mobilize against racial segregation, religious congregations continue to reflect the segregation Americans experience in their voluntary associations in general. Diversity in public institutions does not translate easily into diversity within voluntary associations. Diversity in congregations is created by the combined effect of the congregation’s neighborhood context—its racial, ethnic, and class makeup—and the kinds of choices congregations make in response to the challenge of diversity. Most important is a conscious decision to be diverse. The stories of these congregations point to new ways of thinking about pluralism in voluntary associations generally. Roundtable discussion follows essay. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol.2 no.4;
dc.title Ethno-Racial Diversity within Indianapolis Congregations en
dc.type Newsletter en

Files in this item

View File v2n4-aug1999.pdf (104.7Kb - application/pdf)

Show simple item record

Search DSpace


Advanced Search

Browse


My Account

Statistics