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The religion factor : an introduction to how religion matters

Author: William Scott Green; Jacob Neusner
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this companion to the best-selling World Religions in America: An Introduction, renowned contributors explore the importance of religion in the lives of people, communities, and nations. Their concern is not with particular doctrines within the various religious traditions, but with how real people live these traditions today and their impact on the larger social order.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Scott Green; Jacob Neusner
ISBN: 0664256880 9780664256883
OCLC Number: 34782669
Description: xix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Religion and ethnicity / Andrew M. Greeley --
Religion and nationality / Martin E. Marty --
Being Israel : religion and ethnicity in Judaism / Jacob Neusner --
Linking human beings to nature : Australian Arrarnta religion / Sam Gill --
Neopaganism in America : how witchcraft matters today / Danny L. Jorgensen --
Religion and the discovery of self : Howard Thurman and the tributaries of the Deep River / Mozella G. Mitchell --
Religion and political economy / Michael Novak --
"We prayed they would win" : how Christians become political activists / Robert Wuthnow --
Jihad : the struggle for Islam / John L. Esposito --
Religion and gender / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite --
Protestantism and the European-American family : like oil and water / Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore --
Religion and ethics / Peter J. Haas --
Religion and medicine / Stephen G. Post --
Religion and sacred space / Diane Apostolos-Cappadona --
Religion and literature / John Updike --
Buddhist approaches to death / Malcolm David Eckel --
Diversity and tolerance : religion and American pluralism / William Scott Green.
Responsibility: William Scott Green and Jacob Neusner, editors.

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