An important story is being told in the land, of the unrecognized but powerful role of faith communities in challenging American political and economic institutions to live up to their democratic promise. That story involves Catholic, historic black Protestant, liberal and moderate Protestant, Jewish, Unitarian, and evangelical congregations working to influence local and state-level public policy through faith-based community organizing (FBCO) models.'
American Catholic Studies (December 2003) University of Notre Dame Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
community organizing, religious congregations
Wood, Richard L.. "Up from the Parishes: Reclaiming the Public Voice of Catholicism." American Catholic Studies (December 2003) University of Notre Dame Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism (2003). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/soc_fsp/20