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Christian NGOs and ‘indigenous cultures’: on the morphing of missionary work among a Cambodian highland minority
According to the Cambodia field director of the US-based Christian & Missionary Alliance (CMA), in an interview with this author in 2016, his organisation had...
Interfaith partnerships in the field of development: a way forward for religious pluralism in Indonesia?
Muslim-Christian interactions are growing more common in the field of development. Many of these interactions are fraught, with community activists questioning the motives of faith-based organisations (FBOs...
Religious and secular NGOs in the slums of Bangkok: why a sharp dividing line is unhelpful and mistaken
In the slums of Bangkok, children simultaneously benefit from the humanitarian assistance of Catholic, Buddhist and officially secular local and international NGOs.
Religion and NGOs: Understanding new global configurations of humanitarian, development, and ‘faith-based’ institutions
As Development Studies scholars have long argued, the rapid and remarkable growth of nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) since the Second World War has amounted to nothing less than an institutional...