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Religions 2017, 8(2), 22;

History, Hysteria, and Hype: Government Contracting with Faith-Based Social Service Agencies

Center for Ethics, Emory University, GA 30322, USA
Academic Editor: Robert Wineburg
Received: 23 March 2016 / Revised: 3 January 2017 / Accepted: 20 January 2017 / Published: 10 February 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Religion, Welfare and Social Service Provision: Common Ground)
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In light of the adoption of the Charitable Choice Provision of the Welfare Reform Bill and the creation of White House Offices on faith based initiatives this article examines the history of government contracting with faith-based organizations to deliver human and social services with a particular focus on how the U. S. Supreme Court has viewed the legal status of such contracts. View Full-Text
Keywords: Charitable Choice; faith-based; church-state; contracting Charitable Choice; faith-based; church-state; contracting
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