Who gives to church and why

Hoge, Dean R.; Zech, Charles E.
December 1996
Christian Century;12/04/96, Vol. 113 Issue 35, p1194
Discusses the results of a study to identify factors that encourage or discourage individual giving to churches. Differences in levels of giving among the Assemblies of God, the Southern Baptist Convention, the Roman Catholic Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Presbyterian Church of the USA; Feelings of community and ownership; Relationship between trust and stewardship programs.


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