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The Cambridge history of religions in America

Author: Stephen J Stein
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The three volumes of The Cambridge History of Religions in America trace the historical development of religious traditions in America, following both their transplantation from other parts of the world and the inauguration of new religious movements on the continent of North America. This story involves complex relationships among these religious communities as well as the growth of distinctive theological ideas  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Stein
ISBN: 9781107013346 1107013348 9780521871105 0521871107 9780521871099 0521871093 9780521871082 0521871085
OCLC Number: 733546877
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Pre-Columbian times to 1790. Background on religious traditions: pre-1500s --
Religions in the post-Columbian new world: 1500-1680s --
Religious patterns in Colonial America: 1680s-1730s --
Religious diversity in British America: 1730s-1790 --
American religions in the eighteenth-century international context --
Thematic essays --
v. 2. 1790 to 1945. Religions in North America --
Religions in the new nation, 1790-1865 --
Changing religious realities --
Religious responses to modern life and thought --
Comparative essays --
Religion and diverse areas --
v. 3. 1945 to the present. The postwar religious world, 1945 and following --
Controversial issues in transitional times --
The world's religions in America --
Religious and cultural conflict in America --
New and continuing religious realities in America --
Concluding essays.
Other Titles: History of religions in America
Responsibility: edited by Stephen J. Stein.

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