4 edition of The religion of America found in the catalog.
The religion of America
Edward Everett Hale
|Statement||by Edward E. Hale.|
|Contributions||YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||YA 11776|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||10 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||10|
|LC Control Number||96181672|
81 entries are listed here. It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas. Items in lower case italics are classes of religion and not actual religions. For example, "theism" is any religion that contains god(s), and "polytheism" is a form of theism. “In this engaging book, Jeffrey Kripal assesses one of the world’s most engaging places, and finds in Esalen a perfect metaphor for America’s unique creed of science and religion. Here—literally on the western edge of the North American continent—the European enlightenment meets Asian spirituality, Einstein confronts Walt Whitman.
The sixteen essays in this volume, all previously unpublished, address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War. The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found. Comprising essays by such scholars as Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Drew Gilpin Faust, Mark Noll. The religious affiliations of presidents of the United States can affect their electability, shape their stances on policy matters and their visions of society and also how they want to lead it. Speculation of Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and William Howard Taft being atheists was reported during election campaigns, while others, such as Jimmy Carter, used faith as a defining aspect of.
The religions of America's native peoples before and after European contact have somewhat surprisingly received less attention from historians than might be expected. Joel W. Martin, The Land Looks After Us: A History of Native American Religion (New York: Oxford University Press, ) is one of the few general histories of this important topic. Esalen: America and the religion of no religion User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. California's Esalen Institute is a center for alternative and experiential education that teaches that detachment is a universal impossibility. Founded in as a forum to new ways beyond mainstream Read full review/5(2).
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Those familiar with Leo Rosten's A Guide to the Religions of America () and his Religions in America () need not be told of the extraordinary reception both volumes received from the reviewers and the public. They were acclaimed by theologians of all by: He recently has written an overview of emotion, religion, and capitalism since the sixteenth century, and currently is writing a book-length study, Religious Intolerance in America: A History of Hatred and Forgetting, and editing, with Amanda Porterfield, Religion in American History (Oxford: Blackwell, ) and co-authoring, with Lynn Neal /5(10).
Civil War hero and US President Ulysses S. Grant had to struggle with the American default perception of the Mexican War. This book is about the fusion of the American myths with the American religion (s). Bloom is fascinated by the Mormons, which is my family by: Part Two is an almanac of religion in our nation, with statistics about church membership, American clergy, religious education, religion in American history, and the role of religion in 4/5(2).
Very good book that gives a general overview of America's religious history. Beginning from the first European explorers and settlers upon the New World and ending with the great mass of plurality of religious faith and spirituality that makes America distinct from the rest of the world/5.
This book gives the French intellectual view of the interplay of religion and politics in America, from Voltaire to the publishing date of The author, Denis Lacorne, is a French commentator with a doctorate in political science from Yale.
It attempts to be somewhat scholarly, with extensive end notes and some jargon.4/5. " The Muslims of America, covering the history, organizations, religious activism, and intellectual contributions of the fastest growing religious community in the U.S., is already the standard source on North American by: Religion and the Founding of the American Republic Fox's Book of Martyrs.
Rogers was a Catholic priest who converted to Protestantism in the s under the influence of William Tyndale and assisted in the publication of Tyndale's English translations of the Bible. Burned alive at Smithfield on February 4,Rogers became the "first.
The book is a historical study of the somatic, gestalt, and tantric "New Age" philosophies being tested and distilled in post-war America. Esalen, named after the Essalen Indians who inhabited the area for centuries before Spanish missions made their way North, boasts natural hot springs and spectacular cliffs in view of the majestic Pacific by: The fourth edition of "World Religions in America" continues its lauded tradition of providing students with reliable and nuanced information about America's religious diversity, while also reflecting new developments and ideas.
Each chapter was updated to reflect important changes and events, and current statistics and information/5. Written in an engaging and accessible tone, Religion in America probes the dynamics of recent American religious beliefs and behaviors.
Charting trends over time using demographic data, this book examines how patterns of religious affiliation, service attendance, and prayer vary by race and ethnicity, social class, and gender. Religions of America presents scholars and researchers with more thanpages of content that follow the development of religions and religious movements born in the U.S.
from to Derived from numerous collections, most notably the American Religions Collection at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Religions of America traces the history and unique characteristics of. The second narrative is based on the premise that religion is a fundamental part of the American identity and emphasizes the importance of the original settlement of America by New England Puritans.
This alternative vision was elaborated by Whig politicians and Romantic historians in the first half of the nineteenth century. Book Summary. A portrait of the diversity of religion in modern America, complete with engaging characters, fascinating stories, the tragedy of misunderstanding and hatred, and the hope of new friendships, offering a road map to guide us all in the richly diverse America of the twenty-first century.
The United States has become “the most religiously diverse nation in the world,” according to Harvard’s Diana Eck in her book, The New Religious America.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Focusing on the manner in which American Muslims adapt their institutions as they become increasingly an indigenous part of America, the essays discuss American Muslim self-images, perceptions of /5(3).
Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God. As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by.
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Author: Robert Baird ISBN: HARVARD Genre: United States File Size: MB. The history of religion in the United States begins in with the American Revolution.
For religion in North America before that, see the histories of particular colonies or the traditions of the continent's diverse Indigenous peoples.
Historians debate how influential Christianity was in the era of the American. From Thomas Jefferson's cut-up Bible to the country's first printed hymnal, the Smithsonian's Religion in Early America exhibit wants to engage Americans with the role of religion .This book presents a comprehensive survey of the complex indigenous religions of the Americas, both North and South, as they were in the past and as they still exist in some societies/5.
Lacorne is an acute yet friendly observer of US politics and culture. The parts of the book that form a straightforward essay on religion in America are wise, sympathetic, and vividly written.
But his weaving of this account into the story of France's long obsession with America is fascinating in its own right, and casts light on the larger :