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World religions in America : an introduction

Author: Jacob Neusner
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

In this the third edition of Jacob Neusner's basic guide to the world's religions as they are practiced in America, new chapters explore the Church of Scientology, Nature Religions, and the Bahai  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner
ISBN: 066422475X 9780664224752
OCLC Number: 51613938
Description: xii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jacob Neusner --
Native Americans and their religions / Sam Gill --
Protestant Christianity in the world and in America / Martin E. Marty --
Religious world of African Americans / Peter J. Paris --
Catholics in the world and America / Andrew M. Greeley --
Religious world of Hispanic Americans / Justo L. González --
Orthodox Christianity in the world and 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 --
World religions made in the U.S.A. : apocalyptic communities- seventh-day Adventists and Jehovah's witnesses ; World religions made in the U.S.A. : metaphysical communities- Christian Science and Theosophy / Dell deChant --
Church of Scientology : a very new American religion / Dell deChant, Danny L. Jorgensen --
Nature religions : American Neopaganism and Witchcraft / Danny L. Jorgensen --
Bahá'í faith in the world and in America / Mike McMullen --
Latter-day saint (Mormon) religion in America and the world / Danny L. Jorgensen --
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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