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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book provides a fresh, engaging multi-disciplinary introduction to religion in contemporary America. The chapters explore the roots of contemporary American religion from the 1950s up to the present day, looking at the major traditions including mainline Protestantism, the evangelical-pentecostal surge, Catholicism, Judaism, African-American... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 35.99
Religions in Asian America provides a comprehensive overview of the religious practices of Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian Americans. How these new communities work through issues of gender, race, transnationalism, income disparities and social service, and the passing along an ethnic identity to the... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 40.99
Ethnographers of religion have created a vast record of religious behavior from small-scale non-literate societies to globally distributed religions in urban settings. So a theory that claims to explain prominent features of ritual, myth, and belief in all contexts everywhere causes ethnographers a skeptical pause. In Ritual and Memory, however, a... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
What are the historical reasons for the popularity of two contradictory worldviews in Haiti, Vodou and Catholicism? What elements of Vodou and Catholicism are alike, and how are they drastically different? What is the connection between indigenous African religions and Vodou? And why has religion in Haiti evidenced an accelerating rate of change in... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 159.99
In the RELIGION IN AMERICA series this book addresses the organizational aspects of religion. Topics covered include the historical sources and patterns of US religious institutions, contemporary patterns of denominational authority and the interface between religious and secular institutions. more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2008; US$ 45.00
Dodson examines the history of traditional religious practices in the Oriente region of contemporary Cuba. more...
- ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 16.08
Gilt theologische Rede vom Menschen für schwerstbehinderte Kinder und Erwachsene gleichermaßen wie für nichtbehinderte? Dieser Frage geht die vorliegende Studie nach, indem sie das aktuelle heilpädagogische Wissen über schwerste Behinderung aufarbeitet und aus dieser Sicht die wichtigsten Leitbegriffe theologischer Anthropologie untersucht: Gottebenbildlichkeit,... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1998; US$ 110.00
American society is culturally diverse, with a variety of religious denominations, sects, cults and self-help groups vying for members. This volume analyzes nine of these groups, chosen both for their intrinsic interest and because they illustrate a variety of sociological concepts. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 31.95
American society is culturally diverse with a variety of religious denominations, sects, cults, and self-help groups vying for members. This volume analyzes nine of these groups, chosen both for their intrinsic interest and because they illustrate a variety of sociological concepts. The groups included in this study are: Heaven's Gate, Jesus People... more...