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Religion in America (2nd Edition)

George C. Bedell

Religion in America (2nd Edition)

by George C. Bedell

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages541
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7265659M
ISBN 100023078103
ISBN 109780023078101

The history of religion in the United States begins in with the American Revolution. For religion in North America before that, see the histories of particular colonies or the traditions of the continent's diverse Indigenous peoples. Historians debate how influential Christianity was in the era of the American Revolution.   The Christian Endeavor Society of Missouri, an early forerunner of the American Religious Right, instituted a campaign to ban movies depicting kissing between non-relatives. Ma L. Ron Hubbard, science-fiction author and founder of Scientology, was born.

All books of a religious, ideological, philosophical or political nature have thus been excluded from the below lists of best-selling books for these reasons. Having sold more than million copies worldwide, Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling is the best-selling book series in history. "American Religion, for such a thin book, packs a punch, providing helpful insights and myth-busting perspectives on almost every page. This really is a book that every pastor should take the time to read. It will be a quick but powerful dose of the state of American religion."—Andrew Root, Word & World.

Students and scholars have long turned to the two-volume Documentary History of Religion in America for access to the most significant primary sources relating to American religious history. Published here in a single volume for the first time, the work in this fourth edition has been both updated and condensed, allowing instructors to more. Evangelism has played an integral part in the history of religion in America, from colonial times to the present, while its methods of dissemination have changed dramatically. Spreading the “Good NewsÂ" during colonial times was accomplished through books printed by the Puritans on the press brought to Boston in , or carried across the.


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This book provides an excellent, thought-provoking overview of the state of religion n America today. A must for anyone with an interest or concern in this area.

I was particularly impressed with Chapter VI. "Other Religious Groups.". Pages with related products. There's a problem loading this menu right now.5/5(3).

Religion in America brings the American religious past and present into dialog better than any other book available. James P. Byrd, Vanderbilt University, USA. In the 9th edition of the classic text, Religion in America, Corrigan continues the tradition started with the publication of the early editions by his late co-author, Winthrop Hudson, over fifty years by: This comprehensive narrative account of religion in America from through the present depicts the religious life of the American people within the context of American society.

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About the Book. Written in an engaging and accessible tone, Religion in America probes the dynamics of recent American religious beliefs and behaviors. Charting trends over time using demographic data, this book examines how patterns of religious affiliation, service attendance, and prayer vary by race and ethnicity, social class, and gender.

The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation 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 Adventist Author: Harold Bloom. The structure of the book is another strength.

Pasquier devotes the first two chapters to discussion of the nature of studying religion in America, including the modern construction of the concept of religion, and the discipline’s move from church history to religious history and lived religion.

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But his weaving of this account into the story of France's long obsession with America is fascinating in its own right, and casts light on the larger : Concise, yet thorough, this book introduces the vast variety of religious groups and activities—both ecclesial and popular—that make up the.

Religion in America, 7th Edition provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the changing religious landscape of the United States. Extensively revised and updated to.

With visual aids that help readers navigate America’s diverse religious landscape, this informative, thoughtful, and provocative book is a must-read in the emerging public conversation concerning religion in America.

This comprehensive narrative account of religion in America from through the present depicts the religious life of the American people within the context of American society. It addresses topics ranging from the European/Puritan origins of American religious thought, the ramifications of the "Great Awakening", the effect of nationhood on religious practice, and the shifting religious.

Civil Religion in America by Robert N. Bellah Acknowledgement: Reprinted by permission of Dædalus, Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, from the issue entitled, "Religion in America," WinterVol. 96, No. 1, pp. Home» Browse» History» United States History» American Religious History American Religious History There are more than 2, primary religious organizations in the United States, taking a number of different forms including churches, sects, cults, temples, societies and.

The connections between American popular culture and religion is the subject of this multifaceted and innovative collection.

Ranging from religious themes in cowboy fiction to Madonna's "Like a Prayer," from televangelism to the world of sports, the book's contributors offer fascinating insights into what popular culture reveals about the nature of American religion 4/5. The book Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age, Catherine L.

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Home» Browse» Criminal Justice» U.S. Constitutional History and Issues» Freedom of Religion. Religious people and groups were also free to seek political influence, ensuring that religion's place in America would always be a contested one, but never a state-regulated one.

An engaging and highly readable account of early American history, this book shows how religious freedom came to be recognized not merely as toleration of dissent but. On Monday’s program, Paul Solman will explore the religious diversity of the U.S.

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