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Tithe

Ten percent of one's income or production donated to a religious institution. Historically, one could pay a tithe in cash or in kind. In a few jurisdictions, tithes are enforced by law. More broadly, a tithe may refer to a religious donation, even if it is less than 10% of one's income.
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describes his own evolution of ideas about tithing and I must say we went through many of the same phases in pretty much the same order.
The Tax Court held that the IRS had not abused its discretion in treating Thompson's church tithing payments as conditional expenses instead of necessary expenses in calculating the monthly payment amount for a partial payment installment agreement.
We may think of the Siphnian tithing as tendance--wealth given so that good fortune could be received in return.
She invited students to read texts on stewardship and tithing, identifying those that were of value for pastoral leaders and congregations.
Tithing would come at a lifestyle cost for many, including cuts in consumer spending, and require disciplined planned giving with the support of their local church cultures.
George Barna, founder and head of the research group, cited the soft economy as one of the most likely factors behind a drop in tithing.
As might be expected, we also find that personal characteristics, such as church activity, family income, and other demographic characteristics, significantly i nfluence tithing beliefs.
The money was collected through donations, tithing, sales of religious paraphernalia, videotape and book sales, and other sources.
At South Bend's Memorial Hospital, the answer is tithing.
The debtor's argument is that a court's refusal to allow religious tithing (in this article, tithe is defined as money contributed for religious purposes, technically defined as one-tenth of one's income) in a Chapter 13 plan violates the debtor's right to the free exercise of religion.
Corporate Tithing Program Enables Every Perforce Employee to Contribute to Charities of Their Choice
Kleptomaniac" is a journey into the annuals of biblical history concerning what the Bible teaches about tithing and giving.