Religious and Spiritual Generosity
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Alcorn, Randy. 2001. The Treasure Principle: Discovering the Secret of Joyful Giving. Colorado Springs, CO: Multnomah Books.
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Amerson, Melvin and James Amerson. 2007. Celebrating the Offering. Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources.
Anslinger, Leisa and Victoria Shepp. 2008. Forming Generous Hearts: Stewardship for Lifelong Faith. New London, CT: Twenty-Third Publications.
Barna, George. 1997. How to Increase Giving in Your Church: A Practical Guide to the Sensitive Task of Raising Money for Your Church or Ministry. Ventura, CA: Regal Books.
Barnett, Elaine W., Laura S. Gordon, and Margaret A. Hendrix. 2001. The Big Book of Presbyterian Stewardship. Louisville, KY: Geneva Press.
Benthall, Jonathan and Jerome Bellion-Jourdan. 2003. The Charitable Crescent: Politics of Aid in the Muslim World. New York: I. B. Tauris.
Bewley, Abdalhaqq. 2001. Zakat: Raising a Fallen Pillar. Vancouver, Canada: Black Stone Press.
Blanchard, Ken and S. Truett Cathy. 2002. The Generosity Factor: Discover the Joy of Giving Your Time, Talents, and Treasure. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
Blue, Ron and Jodie Berndt. 1997. Generous Living: Finding Contentment through Giving. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
Blomberg, Craig L. 2001. Neither Poverty Nor Riches: A Biblical Theology of Possessions. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.
Brott, Rich. 2008a. A Biblical Perspective On Tithing & Giving: A Believer’s Stewardship Guide. Portland, OR: ABC Book Publishing.
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Burkett, Larry. 1990. Using Your Money Wisely: Biblical Principles Under Scrutiny. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers.
-—-. 1998. Giving and Tithing: Includes Serving and Stewardship. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers.
Callahan, Kennon L. 1992. Giving and Stewardship in an Effective Church: A Guide for Every Member. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
-—-. 1997. Effective Church Finances: Fund-Raising and Budgeting for Church Leaders. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
Cameron, Barry L. 2006. Contagious Generosity. Joplin, MO: College Press.
Carcione, Holly, Steve Clapp, Kristen Leverton, and Angela Zimmerman. 1998. The Desires of Your Heart: Financial Giving and the Spiritual Life. Fort Wayne, IN: Christian Community, Inc.
Carter, Doreen. 2006. The Mis-education of the Christian…: On Money and Giving. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
Carter, Doug M. 2007. Raising More Than Money: Redefining Generosity, Reflecting God’s Heart. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.
Champlin, Joseph M. A Way of Life: Four Faith-Sharing Sessions about Sacrificial Giving, Stewardship, and Grateful Caretaking. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.
Chaves, Mark and Sharon Miller, eds. 1998. Financing American Religion. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMaria Press.
Christopher, J. Clif. 2008. Not Your Parents’ Offering Plate: A New Vision for Financial Stewardship. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Clark, Wayne B. 2007. Beyond Fundraising: The Complete Guide to Congregational Stewardship. Boston, MA: Unitarian Universalist Association.
Clements, C. Justin. 1997. The Steward’s Way: A Spirituality of Stewardship. Lanham, MD: Sheed & Ward.
Clements, C. Justin. 2000. Stewardship: A Parish Handbook. Liguori, MO: Liguori Publications
-—-. 2006. Time, Talent, and Treasure: Reflections on the U.S. Bishops’ Model for Parish Stewardship. Liguori, MO: Liguori Publications.
Cnaan, Ram. 2002. The Invisible Caring Hand: American Congregations and the Provision of Welfare. New York: NYU Press.
Coles, Romand. 1997. Rethinking Generosity: Critical Theory and the Politics of Caritas. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
Coley, Don. 2005. A Steward’s Journey: Solving the Money Maze. Colorado Springs, CO: ASJ Resources, LLC.
Conway, Daniel and Cecelia Hart Price. 1998. The Practice of Stewardship in Religious Fundraising. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
Cross, Marie T. 2002. The Price of Faith: Exploring Our Choices about Money and Wealth. Louisville, KY: Geneva Press.
Crown Financial Ministries. 2008. Giving and Generosity. Gainesville, GA: Crown Financial Ministries.
Dass, Ram and Mirabai Bush. 1995. Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Dass, Ram and Paul Gorman. 1985. How Can I Help? Stories and Reflection on Service. New York: Knopf.
DeFazio, James J. 2007. The Tithe. Longwood, FL: Xulon Press.
Durall, Michael. 1999. Creating Congregations of Generous People. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
Durall, Michael. 2003. Beyond the Collection Plate: Overcoming Obstacles to Faithful Giving. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Egge, James. 2002. Religious Giving and the Invention of Karma in Theravada Buddhism. Richmond, England: Curzon Press.
Eller, Vernard. 1973. The Simple Life; the Christian Stance Toward Possessions. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
Elizondo, Virgil. 2009. Charity. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.
Everett, Stephen. 2008. The New Testament Principle of Kingdom Stewardship. Shippensurg, PA: Destiny Image Publishing, Inc.
Fisherman, Uncle. 2003. Generosity – A Way to Righteousness. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
Fogal, Robert, Dwight Burlingame, Charles E. Hamilton and Warren F. Ilchman, eds. 1995. Cultures of Giving: How Region and Religion Influence Philanthropy. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
Foster. Richard J. 1997. Freedom of Simplicity. New York: HarperOne.
Fowler, W. J. 2009. Grace and Gold or Scriptural Giving. Charleston, SC: Bibliolife.
Getz, Gene. 2004. Rich in Every Way: Everything God Says about Money and Possessions. West Monroe, LA: Howard Books.
Gill, Ben. 1994. The Joy of Giving: The Nature of Spiritual Giving. Dallas, TX: Myriad Communications, Inc.
Gill, Ben. 1997. Stewardship: The Biblical Basis for Living. Arlington, TX: The Summit Publishing Group.
Gish, Arthur. 2002. Beyond the Rat Race. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.
Gould, Meredith. 2002. Deliberate Acts of Kindness: Service as a Spiritual Practice. New York: Image.
Gregory, William Thomas. 2003. What Tithing Is Not, What Nation Is He Speaking To. Longwood, FL: Xulon Press.
Grimm, Eugene. 1992. Generous People: How to Encourage Vital Stewardship. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Habito, Ruben L.F. and Keishin Inaba. 2008. The Practice of Altruism: Caring and Religion in Global Perspective. 2nd ed. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Hall, Douglas J. 2004. The Steward: A Biblical Symbol Come of Age. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.
Hamilton, Adam. 2009. Enough: Discovering Joy Through Simplicity and Generosity. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Haygood, Edward L. 1982. Why the Tithe? Entering into God’s Economic Plan and Design for Giving. Tulsa OK: Harrison House.
Hinze, Donald W. 1990. To Give and Give Again: A Christian Imperative for Generosity. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press.
Hodge, Ashley L. 2005. Stewardship Mandate. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse.
Hoge, Dean, Patrick McNamara, and Charles Zech. 1998. Plain Talk about Churches and Money. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
Hoge, Dean, Charles Zech, Patrick McNamara, and Michael Donahue. 1996. Money Matters: Personal Giving in American Churches. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press.
Howard, Marnie and Tisha Howard. 2009. Giving is Living: 101 Ways to Practice Effortless Generosity. New York: Hatherleigh Press.
Hudnut-Beumler, James. 1999. Generous Saints: Congregations Rethinking Ethics and Money. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
-—-. 2007. In Pursuit of the Almighty’s Dollar: A History of Money and American Protestantism. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.
Hussein, Bedru and Lynn Miller. 2007. Stewardship for All?: Two Believers – One from a Poor Country, and One from a Rich Country – Speak from Their Settings. Intercourse, PA: Good Books.
Hybels, Bill. 2004. The Volunteer Revolution: Unleashing the Power of Everybody. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
Jackson, Timothy P. 1999. Love Disconsoled: Meditations on Christian Charity. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
-—-. 2009. The Priority of Love: Christian Charity and Social Justice. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Jeavons, Thomas H. and Basinger, Rebekah Burch. 2000. Growing Givers’ Hearts: Treating Fundraising as a Ministry. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
Johnson, Kelly S. 2007. The Fear of Beggars: Stewardship and Poverty in Christian Ethics. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
Keister, Lisa A. 2009. Faith & Money: How Religious Belief Contributes to Wealth & Poverty. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. (forthcoming)
Kendall. R. T. 1983. Tithing. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
Knott, Ron. 2002. God’s Guarantees for Giving: A Biblical Look at the Law of Tithing… Was It Rescinded by Grace? Longwood, FL: Xulon Press.
Kraybill, Donald B. 2003. The Upside-Down Kingdom. New ed. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press.
Lane, Charles R. 2006. Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress.
Lindberg, Carter H. 1993. Beyond Charity: Reformation Initiatives for the Poor. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress.
Lindholm, Paul R. First Fruits: Stewardship Thoughts and Stories from Around the World. Pasadena, CA: Hope Publishing House.
MacArthur, John. 2000. Whose Money is It Anyway? Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.
MacDonald, Gordon. 2002. Secrets of the Generous Life: Reflections to Awaken the Spirit and Enrich the Soul. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers.
Mair, Devan C. 2005. The Tithe. Longwood, FL: Xulon Press.
Martin, Alfred. 2005. Biblical Stewardship. Dubuque, IA: ECS Ministries.
Mather, Cotton. 1710 2003. Essays to Do Good Addressed to All Christians Whether in Public or Private Capacities. Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing.
Mather, Herbert. 2001. That’s What My Mother Taught Me: And Other Ways Generous Givers Develop. Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources.
McCluskey, Aiden J. 2006. Generous Thoughts. Victoria, Canada: Trafford Publishing.
McDonald, David L. and Nancy E. Muth. 2003. Putting the Stewardship Puzzle Together. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
McNamara, Patrick H. 2003. Called to Be Stewards: Bringing New Life to Catholic Parishes. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.
McSwain, Steve. 2007. The Giving Myths: Giving Then Getting the Life You’ve Always Wanted. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys Publishing, Inc.
Mead, Loren B. 1998. Financial Meltdown in the Mainline? Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
Morgan, Tony and Tim Stevens. 2005. Simply Strategic Volunteers: Empowering People For Ministry. Loveland, CO: Group Publishing.
Neff, David, ed. 1990. The Midas Trap. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books
Newlands, George M. 2008. Generosity and the Christian Future. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
Noll, Mark A. 2001. God and Mammon: Protestants, Money, and the Market, 1790-1860. New York: Oxford University Press.
Nowery, Kirk. 2004. The Stewardship of Life: Making the Most of All That You Have and All That You Are. Salt Spring Island, Canada: Spire Publishing.
O’Hurley-Pitts, Michael. 2002. The Passionate Steward: Recovering Christian Stewardship from Secular Fundraising. Toronto, Canada: St. Brigid Press.
Olford, Stephen F. 2000. The Grace of Giving: A Biblical Study of Christian Stewardship. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications.
Ortberg, John, Laurie Pederson, and Judson Poling. 2000. Giving: Unlocking the Heart of Good Stewardship. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
Palmer, Parker J. 1999. The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.
Phillippe, William R. 1999. A Stewardship Scrapbook. Louisville, KY: Geneva Press.
Powell, Mark Allen. Giving to God: The Bible’s Good News about Living a Generous Life. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing.
Powell, Michael. 2004. A Thousand Paths to Generosity. London, England: Spruce.
Prudence, Akhadin. 2006. Tithe and Offering: Where Pastors Err. Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing.
Reapsome, James and Martha Reapsome. 2003. Where Your Treasure Is: What the Bible Says About Money. Colorado Springs, CO: Shaw Books.
Reeves, Michael D. and Jennifer Tyler. 2004. Faith & Money: Understanding Annual Giving in Church. Nashville, TN: Discipleship Resources.
Reumann, John. 1992. Stewardship and the Economy of God. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing.
Robertson, C. K. 2009. Transforming Stewardship. New York: Church Publishing, Inc.
Robertson, Norman. 2008. Tithing: God’s Financial Plan. Matthews, NC: Norman Robertson Ministries.
Rodin, R. Scott. 2000. Stewards in the Kingdom: A Theology of Life in All Its Fullness. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press.
Roehlkepartain, Eugene C. 1999. Kids Have a Lot to Give: How Congregations Can Nurture Habits of Giving and Serving for the Common Good. Minneapolis, MN: Search Institute.
Roehlkepartain, Eugene C., Elanah Dalyah Naftali, and Laura Musegades. 2000. Growing Up Generous: Engaging Youth in Giving and Serving. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
Ronsvalle, John and Sylvia Ronsvalle. 1996. Behind the Stained Glass Windows: Money Dynamics in the Church. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.
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Rowell, John. 2007. To Give or Not to Give: Rethinking Dependency, Restoring Generosity, and Redefining Sustainability. Colorado Springs, CO: Authentic.
Ryan, M. J. 2000. The Giving Heart: Unlocking the Transformative Power of Generosity in Your Life. Berkeley, CA: Conari Press.
Ryan, Paula Langguth. 2005. Giving Thanks: The Art of Tithing. Odenton, MD: Pellingham Casper Communications.
Schervish, Paul G. and Keith Whitaker. 2009. Wealth and the Will of God: Discerning the Use of Riches in the Service of Ultimate Purpose. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Schnase, Robert. 2008. Five Practices – Extravagant Generosity. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press.
Sealey, Christopher N. 2003. Understanding the Spirituality of True Stewardship. Longwood, FL: Xulon Press.
Senturk, Omer Faruk. 2008. Charity in Islam: A Comprehensive Guide to Zakat. Somerset, NJ: The Light, Inc.
Sider, Ronald J. 2005. Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: Moving from Affluence to Generosity. Rev. ed. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson.
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Simon, Arthur. Bread for the World. Rev. ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
Sine, Tom. 1991. Wild Hope. Dallas, TX: Word Publishing.
Smith, Christian, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell. 2008. Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don’t Give Away More Money. New York: Oxford University Press.
Smith, David H., ed. 2010. Religious Giving: For Love of God. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Smith, J. Owens. 1994. The Power of Tithing: The Tither is the Greatest Benefactor. City Unknown: Golden Star Publication.
Smith, Meisha L. 2007. Joy and Truth of Tithing. Longwood, FL: Xulon Press.
Speer, William. 1875 2005. God’s Rule for Christian Giving. Ann Arbor, MI: The Scholarly Publishing Office, The University of Michigan University Library.
Stanley, Charles. 2008. Understanding Financial Stewardship. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.
Stevens, Marty E. 2006. Temples, Tithes, and Taxes: The Temple and the Economic Life of Ancient Israel. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers.
Stokes, Carmelia. 2007. Generosity Generates Blessings: Principles For Becoming A Wise Steward in God’s Kingdom. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse.
Stokes, Joseph B., Jr. 2006. A Handbook on Scriptural Giving: A Layman’s Guide to Biblical Giving. Victoria, Canada: Trafford Publishing.
Sutherland, Dave and Kirk Nowery. 2003. The 33 Laws of Stewardship: Principles for a Life of True Fulfillment. Camarillo, CA: Spire Resources, Inc.
Taylor, Hugh. 2004. God’s Way of Giving to Missions…: Grace Purpose Giving. Millbrook, AL: McCowen Mills Publishers.
Tirrito, Terry and Toni Cascio. 2003. Religious Organizations in Community Services. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
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Vallet, Ronald E. 2006. Congregations at the Crossroads: Remembering to Be Households of God. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers.
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Vogt, Virgil. 2007. Treasure in Heaven: The Biblical Teaching about Money, Finances, and Possessions. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock.
Volf, Miroslav. 2006. Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
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Whitmore, Mike. 2007. Accountable to God: Biblical Stewardship. Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing.
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Wretlind, Dennis O. 2006. Shekels, Dollars, & Sense: A Biblical Theology of Financial Stewardship. Bloomington, IN: Trafford Publishing.
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Zevit, Shawn Israel. 2005. Offerings of the Heart: Money and Values in Faith Communities. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.