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World religions in America : an introduction

Author: Jacob Neusner
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster/John Knox Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the various religions in the United States and how they shape American life.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner
ISBN: 0664220533 9780664220532 0664253008 9780664253004
OCLC Number: 28722201
Description: x, 308 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Native Americans and their religions / Sam Gill --
Protestant Christianity in the world and in America / Martin E. Marty --
The religious world of African Americans / Peter J. Paris --
The Catholics in the world and in America / Andrew M. Greeley --
The religious world of Hispanic Americans / Justo L. González --
Orthodox Christianity in the world and in America / Jaroslav Pelikan --
Judaism in the world and in America / Jacob Neusner --
Hinduism in India and in America / Gerald James Larson --
Buddhism in the world and in America / Malcolm David Eckel --
East Asian religions in today's America / Robert S. Ellwood --
Islam in the world and in America / John L. Esposito --
Religion and women in America / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
Religion and politics in America / Andrew M. Greeley --
Religion and society in America / William Scott Green.
Responsibility: Jacob Neusner, editor.

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