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- University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 75.00
Stewart studies the writings of three American authors who all helped define civil religion through their expressions of the tradition of the jeremiad, or prophetic judgment of a people for backsliding from their destiny. more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 22.99
From the colonial period to the present, the Mississippi River has impacted religious communities from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Exploring the religious landscape along the 2,530 miles of the largest river system in North America, the essays in Gods of the Mississippi make a compelling case for American religion in motion?not just from east... more...
- Fortress Press 2012; US$ 12.99
Fortress Press?s first original eTextbook traces the intersection of religion, politics, and society with a focus on civil religion as a long-standing and still relevant aspect of American culture. Tracing the contemporary landscape in America, this work also reveals how deeply rooted this kind of religious culture is in American history. The... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
In this volume prominent Latin American and U.S. Latino/a scholars of theology and religion work together to present insights into the latest developments of their fields in the tensions between North and South in the Americas. more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 43.99
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...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 26.99
Huge mountain ranges and vast uninhabited areas characterize the Mountain West. The region is home to several dense urban centers, but there is enough space between cities for three very distinct religious cultures to develop. Arizona and New Mexico's religious public life is still dominated by the Catholic church which was in place three centuries... more...
- LSU Press 1988; US$ 19.95
Varieties of Southern Religious Experience reflects the central assumption that there has been a distinct South for a long time, and effectively and engagingly examines the genuine diversity of that region's religious history. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 27.99
Should the wall of separation between church and state be permeable or inviolable? This question has been hotly contested since the nation's founding and contentious debates persist today. With a collection of the most significant documents and an introduction by Clarke E. Cochran that provides the historical context of the debate, prominent scholars... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 39.99
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...