Religion and American Cultures: Tradition, Diversity, and Popular Expression (Hardback)
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This four-volume work provides a detailed, multicultural survey of established as well as new American religions and investigates the fascinating interactions between religion and ethnicity, gender, politics, regionalism, ethics, and popular culture. * Comprises contributions from more than 100 top scholars covering a breadth of topics such as Dia de los Muertos, Heathenry, Islam, Pentecostalism, roadside shrines, Sufism, Wicca, and Zen from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives * Provides thought-provoking insights into religion s interactions with cultural backdrops throughout America, including in education, entertainment, the Internet, the environment, politics, and at home * Contains photographs and illustrations depicting a wide range of religious figures and activities as well as significant religious sites in the United States * Supplies an entire volume of primary source documents illustrating the religious diversity in American culture, including Cecil B. DeMille s essay The Screen as Religious Teacher as well as more conventional materials on Christian Science, the New Age, and Buddhism. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9781610691093
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Critique: "The list of references and further reading at the end of each essay is extremely valuable. Given the lack of materials that explore the interaction of American cultural expression as a religious manifestation, this is a welcomed reference in the field, and is best suited for undergraduate students." - Booklist
Titre : Religion and American Cultures: Tradition, ...
Éditeur : ABC-CLIO, United States
Date d'édition : 2014
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 2nd Revised edition.
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