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Religion and public life in the Mountain West : sacred landscapes in transition

Author: Jan Shipps; Mark Silk; Kathleen Flake
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©2004
Series: Religion by region, 2
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Huge mountain ranges and vast uninhabited areas characterize the Mountain West. The region is home to several dense urban centers, but there is enough space between cities for three very distinct  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Shipps; Mark Silk; Kathleen Flake
ISBN: 0759106266 9780759106260 0759106274 9780759106277
OCLC Number: 466532351
Description: 166 s. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Religion in the Mountain West: Geography as Destiny --
Religious Affiliation in the Mountain West and the Nation; Religious Self-Identification and Adherents Claimed by Religious; Groups, National and Regional Comparisons --
The Religious Demography of an Oasis Culture / / Jan Shipps / Walter Nugent --
How Religion Created an Infrastructure for the Mountain West / Ferenc Morton Szasz --
Catholic Heartland in Transition: Arizona and New Mexico / Randi Jones Walker --
The Mormon Corridor: Utah and Idaho / Kathleen Flake --
Polarized Tribes: Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana / Philip Deloria --
Conclusion: Sacred Landscapes in Transition / Jan Shipps
Series Title: Religion by region, 2
Responsibility: edited by Jan Shipps and Mark Silk

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This volume contains five essays that present not only demographics but also analyses and overviews that highlight the religious uniqueness of the Mountain West and invite comparisons with other Read more...

 
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