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  • New Religious Movements Experience in America, Theby Eugene Gallagher

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 67.00

    Examines how new religions have originated, survived or died, and sometimes prospered throughout U. S. history and what it's like to follow one of these spiritual practices more...

  • New Religious Movements and Religious Liberty in Americaby Derek Davis; Barry Hankins

    Baylor University Press 2003; US$ 34.95

    New nontraditional religious movements are the most likely groups to offend mainstream culture and the least likely to have representatives in government to ensure that their liberty is protected. These new religious movements are sometimes ostracized and subject to various forms of discrimination. As America becomes increasingly pluralistic, with... more...

  • New York Gloryby Tony Carnes; Anna Karpathakis

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.95

    Is New York a post-secular city? Massive immigration and cultural changes have created an increasingly complex social landscape in which religious life plays a dynamic role. Yet the magnitude of religion's impact on New York's social life has gone unacknowledged. New York Glory gathers together for the first time the best research on religion... more...

  • Pathology and Identityby Roland Littlewood

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 62.00

    A 1993 anthropological study of the Earth People, a new Caribbean religion led by Mother Earth. more...

  • Pillars of Faithby Nancy Tatom Ammerman

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    At the close of the twentieth century the United States was, by all accounts, among the most religious of modern Western nations. Pillars of Faith describes the diversity of tradition and the commonality of organizational strategy that characterize the more than 300,000 congregations in the United States, arguing that they provide the social bonds,... more...

  • Pluralism Comes of Ageby Charles H. Lippy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This acclaimed work surveys the varied course of religious life in modern America. Beginning with the close of the Victorian Age, it moves through the shifting power of Protestantism and American Catholicism and into the intense period of immigration and pluralism that has characterized our nation's religious experience. more...

  • Politics and Religion in the United Statesby Michael Corbett; Julia Corbett-Hemeyer; J. Matthew Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    There is a complex relationship between religiosity and secularism in the American experience. America is notable both for its strict institutional separation of church and state, and for the strong role that religion has played in its major social movements and ongoing political life.?This book seeks to illuminate for readers the dynamics underlying... more...

  • The Politics of Sacred Rhetoricby Morgan Marietta

    Baylor University Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    Revealing what lies behind much contemporary political rhetoric, Morgan Marietta shows that the language of America's most prominent leaders often relies on deep, even sacred, ideals. Comprehensively and in great detail surveying the rhetorical inventions employed in influential social movements and into the highest levels of government, The Politics... more...

  • Popvirusby Monique Aerts; Marcel van den Haak

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 28.75

    Er waart een popvirus door het land. Steeds meer sferen in de samenleving lijken gepopulariseerd te worden. Religie vindt een nieuwe weg op de videowebsite GodTube.com; debatten over islam en integratie worden voor een breed en jong publiek gebracht in televisieseries als Dunya en Desie; HEMA-posters en videoclips rukken op in kunstmusea. Soms gebeurt... more...

  • Prophetic Activismby Helene Slessarev-Jamir

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 23.80

    While the links between conservative Christians and politics have been drawn strongly in recent years, coming to embody what many think of as religious activism, the profoundly religious nature of community organizing and other more left-leaning justice work has been largely overlooked. Prophetic Activism is the first broad comparative examination... more...