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WASHINGTON OFFICE COMPILES STUDY MATERIALS
05 May 1996 12:54:47
95071 WASHINGTON OFFICE COMPILES STUDY MATERIALS
ON "CONTRACT WITH AMERICA"
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Washington Office has
compiled a packet of study materials on the "Contract with America" and has
agreed to send it to persons who request it.
The packet includes:
* a January 17 letter from General Assembly moderator the Rev. Robert
W. Bohl to Presbyterian congregations expressing his concerns about the
impact of the contract on poor Americans
* the text of the "Contract with America"
* a theological background paper by Jane Dempsey Douglass, a professor
at Princeton Theological Seminary
* General Assembly policy statements that address various aspects of
* analyses of various aspects of the contract that have previously
appeared in other publications
* a Bible study on hunger produced by the Presbyterian Hunger Program
* a bibliography of other available resources
* suggestions for activities by congregations and other church study
The packet can be ordered by calling the Presbyterian Washington
Office at (202) 543-1126.
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For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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