The Resource America : religions and religion, Catherine L. Albanese

America : religions and religion, Catherine L. Albanese

Label
America : religions and religion
Title
America
Title remainder
religions and religion
Statement of responsibility
Catherine L. Albanese
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Since its first publication in 1981, AMERICA: RELIGIONS AND RELIGION has become the standard introduction to the study of American religious traditions. Written by one of the foremost scholars in the field of American religions, this textbook has introduced thousands of students to the rich religious diversity that has always been a hallmark of the American religious experience. Beginning with native American religious traditions and following the course of America's religious history up to the present day, this text gives students the benefit of the author's extensive, influential scholarship in a clear manner that has proven to be readily accessible for today's undergraduates. This long-awaited new edition explores a variety recent events and developments, including increasing religious pluralism, the growth of postpluralism and the culture of religious combinations, recent religious change among Native Americans, renewed interest in the Kabbalah among Jews and others, present-day concerns in Catholicism and among Protestants, the Christian Right, new spirituality, religion and sexuality
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Albanese, Catherine L
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2530.U6
LC item number
A43 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Religion
  • Religious life
Label
America : religions and religion, Catherine L. Albanese
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Elephant in the dark -- Original manyness : native American traditions -- Israel in a promised land : Jewish religion and peoplehood -- Bread and mortar : the presence of Roman Catholicism -- Word from the beginning : American Protestant origins and the liberal tradition -- Restoring an ancient future : the Protestant churches and the mission mind -- Black center : African-American religion and nationhood -- Visions of paradise planted : nineteenth-century new religions -- Homesteads of the mind : belief and practice in metaphysics -- East is west : eastern peoples and eastern religions -- Religional religion : a case study of religion in Appalachia -- Fundamentals of the New Age : an epilogue of present-day pluralism -- Public protestantism : historical dominance and the one religion of the United States -- Civil religion : millennial politics and history -- Cultural religion : millennial explorations of dominance and innocence -- Many centers meeting
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxiii, 549 pages
Isbn
9780534504571
Lccn
97053209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38168342
  • (OCoLC)ocm38168342
Label
America : religions and religion, Catherine L. Albanese
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Elephant in the dark -- Original manyness : native American traditions -- Israel in a promised land : Jewish religion and peoplehood -- Bread and mortar : the presence of Roman Catholicism -- Word from the beginning : American Protestant origins and the liberal tradition -- Restoring an ancient future : the Protestant churches and the mission mind -- Black center : African-American religion and nationhood -- Visions of paradise planted : nineteenth-century new religions -- Homesteads of the mind : belief and practice in metaphysics -- East is west : eastern peoples and eastern religions -- Religional religion : a case study of religion in Appalachia -- Fundamentals of the New Age : an epilogue of present-day pluralism -- Public protestantism : historical dominance and the one religion of the United States -- Civil religion : millennial politics and history -- Cultural religion : millennial explorations of dominance and innocence -- Many centers meeting
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxiii, 549 pages
Isbn
9780534504571
Lccn
97053209
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38168342
  • (OCoLC)ocm38168342

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