Scholarship of Discovery, Scholarship of Faith Integration
This is a sociological study written for church leaders that examines the phenomenon of mature Christians leaving the institutional church, who keeping their faith, look for alternatives to church, having become convinced that church as it exists is detrimental to their spiritual growth.
Hippenhammer, Craighton T. "Critical Reviews." Rev. of Church Refugees: Sociologists Reveal Why People are DONE with Church but not their Faith, by Josh Packard and Ashleigh Hope. The Christian Librarian 59.1 (2016): 114-118. Print.
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