About the Author
Charles Zech is a professor of economics at Villanova University and the director of the Center for the Study of Church Management at Villanova. He received a PhD from the University of Notre Dame. He is the author or co-author of over 75 books and articles, including Money Matters: Personal Giving in American Churches, Plain Talk About Churches and Money, Why Catholics Don't Give...And What Can Be Done About It, The Parish Management Handbook, and Lay Ministers and Their Spiritual Practices.
Bob Miller is director of the Office for Research and Planning, Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which he founded in 1990. He is the author of A National Study of Recent Diocesan Efforts at Parish Reorganization in the United States and The Parish Management Handbook.