9780534504571

America Religions and Religion

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534504571

  • ISBN 10:

    0534504574

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/20/1998
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Foreward. Preface to the First and Second Editions. Preface to the Third Edition. Introduction: The Elephant in the Dark. Part One: THE MANYNESS OF RELIGIONS IN AMERICA. A. The Original Cast. 1. Original Manyness: Native American Traditions. 2. Israel in a Promised Land: Jewish Religion and Peoplehood. 3. Bread and Mortar: The Presence of Roman Catholicism. 4. Word From the Beginning: American Protestant Origins and the Liberal Tradition. 5. Restoring an Ancient Future: The Protestant Churches and the Mission Mind. 6. Black Center: African-American Religion and Nationhood. B. Newmade in America. 7. Visions of Paradise Planted: Nineteenth-Century New Religions. 8. Homesteads of the Mind: Belief and Practice in Metaphysics. C. 9. East is West: Eastern Peoples and Eastern Religions. 10. Regional Religion: A Case Study of Religion in Appalachia. 11. Fundamentals of the New Age: An Epilogue on Present-Day Pluralism. Part Two: THE ONENESS OF RELIGION IN AMERICA. 12. Public Protestantism: Historical Dominance and the One Religion of the United States. 13. Civil Religion: Millennial Politics and History. 14. Cultural Religion: Millenial Explorations of Dominance and Innocence. Conclusion: Many Centers Meeting. Index.

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