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A History of Religion in America : From the End of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century.

Author: Bryan Le Beau
Publisher: Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
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A History of Religion in America: From the End of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century provides comprehensive coverage of the history of religion in America from the end of the American Civil War to religion in post 9/11 America. The volume explores major religious groups in the United States and examines the following topics: The aftermath of the American Civil War -- Immigration's impact on American religion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Le Beau, Bryan.
A History of Religion in America : From the End of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century.
Milton : Taylor and Francis, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Le Beau
ISBN: 9781351670128 1351670123
OCLC Number: 1004618204
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Table; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The challenges of immigration, growth, and diversity; 2 Industrialization, urbanization, and the Social Gospel, here and abroad; 3 Science versus religion: action and reaction; 4 Religion in America between the World Wars; 5 Religion in post-World War II America, 1945 to 1960; 6 Religion in an age of turmoil --
the 1960s and 1970s; 7 An equal and opposite reaction: conservative retrenchment in the 1980s and 1990s; 8 Whither religion in the twenty-first century?; Index.

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A History of Religion in America: From the End of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century provides comprehensive coverage of the history of religion in America from the end of the American Civil War to religion in post 9/11 America. The volume explores major religious groups in the United States and examines the following topics: The aftermath of the American Civil War -- Immigration's impact on American religion -- The rise of the social gospel -- The fundamentlist response -- Religion in Cold War America -- The 60's counterculture and the backlash -- Religion in Post-9/11 America. Chronologically arranged and integrating various religious developments into a coherent historical narrative, this book also contains useful chapter summaries and review questions. Designed for undergraduate religious studies and history students A History of Religion in America provides a substantive and comprehensive introduction to the complexity of religion in American history.

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"LeBeau's extensive, detailed, and expertly written survey brings a wide knowledge, sympathetic understanding, and critical perspective to American religious history. The volume has particular Read more...

 
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