Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 1996, Covering the Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe
Resources The Center for Civil Society International
(CCSI) publishes a variety of resources to assist the development of
citizen initiatives and community responsibility in the former Soviet
Union and East Central Europe. Channels: A Guide to Third Sector Projects and Organizations in the New Independent States
(1995, 199 pp., $15) surveys a variety of non-governmental organization
(NGO) efforts. Revised and expanded, this second edition includes
in-depth profiles of 80 U.S.-based NGOs active in the area, as well as
brief descriptions and contact information for more than 400 indigenous
NGOs. Civil Society: USA, A Guide for Citizens of the NIS and Eastern Europe
(1992, 185 pp., $15) features an essay describing the third sector in
the U.S., followed by detailed profiles of over 140 organizations
selected for their possible interest to citizens of East Central Europe
and the former U.S.S.R. CCSI plans to publish a Polish edition in
spring 1996. Internet Resources for the NIS (1995, 96
pp., $12) discusses pertinent Internet sites, electronic mailing lists,
contact lists, and sources for area news. The Internet for Russian
Journalists (1995, Russian--44 pp., English--74 pp., $10) provides an
introduction to on-line professional resources. Contact:
2929 NE Blakeley St.
Seattle, WA 98105-3120
Triad Christian Publishing offers several Walk Thru the Bible Ministries video series translated into Russian and Ukrainian, including Foundations of Faith (four cassettes, $30); Seven Laws of the Learner (seven cassettes, $50); and Teaching With Style (two cassettes, $18). Contact: 1-a Obraztsovaya tipografia
Shluzovaya naberezhnaya 10
113114 Moscow, Russia
Corvallis, OR 97339-0851
Albert W. Wardin, Jr.'s Evangelical Sectarianism in the Russian Empire and the USSR: A Bibliographic Guide
provides precise direction to little-known publications and extensive
archival sources related to a wide variety of Protestant churches and
mission work. Evangelical leaders who require historical perspective
for outreach planning in the former Soviet Union should consult this
impressive reference tool. The volume will be an invaluable guide to
the literature for decades to come.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1995. 867 pp. $90.00 hardback.
4720 Boston Way
Lanham, MD 20706
Tel: 301-459-3366 or 800-462-6420
Resources, East-West Church & Ministry Report, 4 (Winter 1996), 13.
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