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Gatherings in diaspora : religious communities and the new immigration

Author: R Stephen Warner; Judith G Wittner
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1998. ©1998
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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The new religious communities of the United States in their churches, mosques, temples, home meetings, and festivals, being built by immigrants.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gatherings in diaspora.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97038147
(OCoLC)37625604
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Stephen Warner; Judith G Wittner
ISBN: 0585371725 9780585371726 9781439901526 143990152X 1282047639 9781282047631
OCLC Number: 48139929
Description: 1 online resource (409 pages)
Contents: Becoming American by becoming Hindu: Indian Americans take their place at the multicultural table --
From the rivers of Babylon to the valleys of Los Angeles: the exodus and adaptation of Iranian Jews --
Santa Eulalia's people in exile: Maya religion, culture, and identity in Los Angeles --
The Madonna of 115th street revisited: Vodou and Haitian Catholicism in the age of transnationalism --
Born again in East LA: the congregation as border space --
The house that Rasta built: church-building and fundamentalism among New York Rastafarians --
Structural adaptations in an immigrant Muslim congregation in New York --
Caroling with the Keralites: the negotiation of gendered space in an Indian immigrant church --
Competing for the second generation: English-language ministry at a Korean Protestant church --
Tenacious unity in a contentious community: cultural and religious dynamics in a Chinese Christian church.
Responsibility: edited by R. Stephen Warner and Judith G. Wittner.

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Explores and analyzes the diverse religious communities of post-1965 diasporas: Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Rastafarians, and practitioners of Vodou, from countries such as China, Guatemala,  Read more...

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