|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|
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 than , pages 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.