CIVIL SOCIETY: EAST & WEST

Table of Contents

Introduction
Peter Blokhuis

Civil society and Christian ideas
Fedor Nikolayevich Kozyrev

The promises of civil society
Govert J. Buijs

The responsibility of the church in civil society: Experiences and reflections from a Western context
Leo J. Koffeman

Christianity and civil society: Some sources of the discourse regarding civil society in Western and Eastern Christianity
Christian Buchiu

"Civil society" meets the "Russian idea"
Wendy E. Helleman

Destroying civil society: Hungary under the communist regime
Sarolta Fodor-Nagy

Leadership models in Africa, the West, and the Bible
Bennie J. van der Walt

Civil society, religion, and political liberalism: A comparison of the United States, Russia, and Ghana
David A. Hoekema

A simple model for describing the impact of worldview on wealth creation: The crucial role of beliefs, civil society, and business in the development process
John R. Visser

Henry Ford and the cultural mandate: Employees as image bearers and other new realities for biblically obedient management practices
Erik Hoekstra

Christian schooling in a post-atheistic society: Difficulties and opportunities-the Ukrainian example
Svetlana Panich

The school belongs to the community
H. A. C. (Jet) Weigand-Timmer

Concluding remarks: Climbing together
Nick Lantinga