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organisations ( FBO  s) have also formed the bedrock of the pandemic crisis response to COVID -19 in many resource-constrained settings globally, promoting and safeguarding the mental, physical, psycho-social and spiritual well-being of millions of people around the world. For the uninitiated, a faith-based

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In: Religion and Development

humanitarian action have, arguably, acceded to an ideologically evacuated pragmatism. Mirroring their secular sisters, this paper proposes that Christian faith-based development organisations ( FBDO  s) may unintentionally share such a questionably porous foundation by which to define and advance human well

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interfaith Movement. Mobilising religious Diversity in the 21st Century . Abingdon/New York, NY : Francis & Taylor , 2020 , pp. 87 – 103 . Fridolfsson , Charlotte / Elander , Ingemar : Faith-based Organizations and Welfare State Retrenchment in Sweden: Substitute or Complement? , in

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In: Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society

professionalisation of the faith-based sector, akin to that seen in the Community and Voluntary Sector. Examples include FaithRegenUK, a Muslim-led organisation founded in 2001 (now the Faith Regen Foundation 53 ) that focuses on reducing social exclusion. Secondly, the Faith Based Regeneration Network (FbRN) is not

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equality and empower all women and girls.” SbS is today a growing movement, including 49 member organisations and 14 national chapters. SbS is mobilising thousands of faith-based gender champions, who strive to build communities and societies free of gender inequality – and has established a track record

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compels the churches to move towards Unity. The Unity of God’s Church entails fellowship between churches based on the Apostolic faith, actualized in prayer, joint theological reflection, common witness, and actions. The Unity of all baptized Christians in the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church

In: Holding fast to the Mystery of the Faith

function as a bridge between research, policy and practice in religion and development ( JLIFLC n.d.). Even religious development organisations (“faith-based organisations”, FBO  s), which are positioned within the field by definition, conceptually engage with the religion and development nexus. Examples

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is no genuine form of organization for faith groups. Faith groups are usually organized as trusts with a charitable status. They enjoy tax benefits (Heyns /Edge / Viljoen 2002, p. 115, 141–143) and a certain public recognition and are normally well integrated in community-based activities and local

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the child Ishmael: Gen 16) than the command to sacrifice Isaac (cf. Gen 22).3 The way the consequences of the faith that justifies Abraham are thought out is Pauline in its struggle to understand faith based on the Law (cf. Rom 4:3.9.12; Gal 3:6) and Reformed in its grappling with justification

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mysticism has not yet been fully established (cf. LThK3 VII 583-597). β) Authority-based faith versus knowledge Since the Middle Ages at the latest, the tension between Gnosis and faith has developed into the contrast between faith and knowledge. In modern times, this relationship is frequently summed up

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