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Religion and American Cultures: Tradition, Diversity, and Popular Expression (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1610691091 / ISBN 13: 9781610691093
Edité par ABC-CLIO, United States, 2014
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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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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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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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 Día 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

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Religion—and the desire for religious freedom—is a recurring theme in America.

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