6 edition of The American Religion found in the catalog.
October 25, 2006
by Chu Hartley Publishers Llc
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||305|
“In this compelling, honest, and learned memoir, Elaine Pagels, takes us inside her own life in a stirring and illuminating effort to explain religion’s enduring appeal. This is a powerful book about the most powerful of forces.” - Jon Meacham, author of The Soul of America. “With characteristic intelligence and wisdom, Elaine Pagels. The University of Chicago Press launched the Chicago History of American Religion series in under the editorship of Martin E. Marty. Recently renewed under the editorial direction of John Corrigan, the series builds on the strengths of its earlier classic works—concise, chronologically expansive, groundbreaking overviews of specific areas of American religious .
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Book Review Alan Wolfe, The Transformation of American Religion: How We Actually Live Our Faith (New York: Free Press, ): pp.. The author is the director of the Boise Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College. He is a self-described non-religious (though ethnically Jewish) observer of American religious Size: 22KB. Enter Robert Wuthnow, a Princeton professor whose new book, Inventing American Religion, takes on the entire industry with the kind of telegraphed crankiness only academics can achieve. He argues.
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In this book, Bloom gives insight into what he calls the American religion--the de facto religious culture that most Americans share. He names the LDS church as the most literal embodiment of the mix between love of country and love of God and devotes a chapter to them/5.
Religion has played a complex, vibrant, and multifaceted role in our nation's history. One of the most effective ways to help students explore its vitality is through primary sources. American Religions: A Documentary History is the only one-volume, up-to-date collection of primary sources available for American religious history courses.
Books shelved as american-religious-history: The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark A. Noll, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern. "American Religion, for such a thin book, packs a punch, providing helpful insights and myth-busting perspectives on almost every page.
This really is a book that every pastor should take the time to The American Religion book. It will be a quick but powerful dose of the state of. This isn’t so true now, but this is the best and most famous book ever written from that perspective and raises challenging questions about our own day and the “American Dream.” (It also happens to be the book I was reading on 9/ True story.) 4) America’s God, from Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln by Mark Noll.
An open book review website published by the AAR, Reading Religion provides up-to-date coverage of scholarly publishing in religious studies, reviewed by scholars with special interest and/or expertise in the relevant subfields. Reviews are concise, comprehensive, and timely.
The Annual Meetings in Boston, MA, November 21–24, hosted by the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature, is the world's largest gathering of scholars interested in the study of religion. More than 1, events take place during the Annual Meetings, including a plethora of academic sessions, workshops, meetings.
Religion in American Politics is a useful survey, not least because Lambert seeks to probe beyond some of the shopworn examples of religious and political entanglements. Cambridge Journals - Randall Balmer.
Religion in American Politics is one of those rare scholarly books that actually manage to deliver more than it promises. In charting the Brand: Princeton University Press. The Wilson Award of the American Political Science Assocation (APSA) recognizes the “best book published in the U.S.
during the previous calendar year on government, politics, or international affairs”. [continue reading ] _____ AMERICAN GRACE. American Grace is a major achievement, a fascinating look at religion in today’s America.
Essential primary sources reveal the central tensions between American politics and religion throughout the nation’s history Despite the centrality of separation of church and state in American government, religion has played an important role in the nation’s politics from colonial times through the present day.
"A thought-provoking book about religion today." — Booklist "American Cosmic is a superb investigation into the birth and rise of a new religion." — Foreword Reviews. From the Publisher. A scholar investigates alien phenomena as an example of : Oxford University Press.
Bloom wanders a bit, away from Yale into the Evening Land of America and its churches—and reconstructs a remarkable diagram of the religious imagination. As a literary critic, Bloom has shown an increasing fascination of late with scriptural texts and religious imagery (The Book of J, ;, Ruin the Sacred Truths, ).
Here, he attempts to go one step further and provide an. The book that has sparked a vigorous national debate about the state of American religion, praised by Timothy Keller as “provocative” and “compelling,” while The New York Times says “Douthat attacks nonsense on both the cultural right and left responsible and fair,” and the Washington Times raves “a superb documentation of America’s crisis of faith,” now in ed on: Ap Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
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Inventing American Religion Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation's Faith Robert Wuthnow. Challenges the results of famous polling firms; Profiles the two key originators of polls about religion; Author writes as both an insider and a critic.
American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country Jack Jenkins. HarperOne, $ (p) ISBN According to conventional wisdom, organized religion has long been a powerful and conservative influence on American politics.
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“This is a big, multifaceted ectually powerful.” —Robert Wright, The New York Times Book Review. “Perhaps the most sweeping look yet at contemporary American religion.” –Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post NEW IN THE PAPERBACK EDITION - In this new edition, Putnam and Campbell bring new data to.
This book, The American Religion, has lived mostly underground since its original publication fourteen years ago. Out of print, it still circulated steadily among readers increasingly aware of theAuthor: Newsweek Staff. But as Steven R. Weisman details in his well-documented and compelling book, “The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion,” the result was an original version of an ancient faith.
About the Author Benjamin E. Zeller is assistant professor of religion at Lake Forest College. He is the author of Prophets and Protons: New Religious Movements and Science in Late Twentieth-Century America. Marie W. Dallam is assistant professor of religion and culture at the Joe C.
and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College at the University of Oklahoma.