Tennyson was too sincere to evade the issue, and after years of inner struggle he arrived at a positive faith in the central principles of Christianity, broadly interpreted, though it was avowedly a faith based
on instinct and emotional need rather than on unassailable reasoning.
organisations have been urged to help fight corruption.
He denied that his group is faith based
but admitted it distributed funds to faith-based organizations.
Since coming to office in 2001, the Bush administration has moved decisively to implement its faith based
approach to social welfare.
Johnston says members of the core group 'have become committed to faith based
reconciliation to the point where several have been able to forgive those who have caused the deaths of immediate members of their families (including, in one instance, the death of a brother) and where all of them are strongly committed to facilitating the return of the Pandits, who fled the Kashmir Valley 13 years ago to escape the violence of a newly formed Islamic militant movement.'
Whether the faith based
CED corporation is designated as 'for-profit' or 'not-for-profit' will determine what types of funding sources can be approached for capital and grants.
In contrast, over 2,000 faith based
child-care centers and more than 900 chemical dependency programs--faith-based and non-faith-based alike--currently maintain state licensing.
Organizations in 15 cities agreed to participate in the National Faith Based
Initiative for High-Risk Youth, entering partnerships with the justice community and with other faith-based organizations, and recruiting high-risk youth and providing them with a range of services including education, employment, and mentoring.
Also, in an effort to support "the key elements of the president's Armies of Compassion agenda," the White House has proposed funding of the programs associated with the Faith Based
Initiative, Such as the Compassion Capital Fund, in its FY 2003 Budget Report.
This perception dates back to 1996, when then-governor Bush established a Faith-Based Task Force to survey the effects of Texas law and regulations on the provision of services by faith based
(15.) Neal, "Bush Makes 'Faith Based
' Help Key Issue in Run for President." op.