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IST 2006--Residential Version

Tuesday 8:30-Noon


Instructor:  Antony Alumkal                                                                    



Course Description

An introduction to the social scientific literature on congre¬≠gations. Students will learn basic methodology for analyzing congregations and their surrounding communities. A review of the empirical literature on congregations will cover issue such as congregational cultures, leadership styles, adaptation to community change, racial/ethnic diversity, fund-raising, and membership growth and decline.  


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