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Religion and religiosity in America

Religion and religiosity in America

studies in honor of Joseph H. Fichter

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Published by Crossroad in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Fichter, Joseph Henry, 1908-,
    • Religion and sociology -- United States.,
    • United States -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jeffrey K. Hadden and Theodore E. Long.
      ContributionsFichter, Joseph Henry, 1908-, Hadden, Jeffrey K., Long, Theodore E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2530.U6 R4 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination168 p. ;
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3503247M
      ISBN 100824505557
      LC Control Number82023605

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      evolving history of religion in America through excellent books based on superb and innovative research. These books graphically detail America's often powerful encounter with religion from the sixteenth through the early twenty-first centuries. Sydney Ahlstrom's A Religious History of the American. The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation (; second edition ) is a book by literary critic Harold Bloom, in which the author covers the topic of religion in the United States from a perspective which he calls religious criticism. Religious denominations Bloom discusses include The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Christian Science, the Seventh-day.

        Joshi, professor of education at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, argues that while America offers religious freedom, true religious equality is a myth. In this the third edition of Jacob Neusner's basic, accessible, and proven guide to the world's religions as they are practiced in America, new chapters explore the Church of Scientology, Nature Religions, and the Baha'i faith. In addition, the chapter on Islam in America has been expanded. Each chapter includes study questions, essay topics, and suggestions for further reading.4/5(1).


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