Formed From This Soil

Formed From This Soil

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Formed from This Soil offers a complete history of religion in America that centers on the diversity of sacred traditions and practices that have existed in the country from its earliest days. Organized chronologically starting with the earliest Europeans searching for new routes to Asia, through to the global context of post-9/11 America of the 21st century Includes discussion of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, political affiliations, and other elements of individual and collective identity Incorporates recent scholarship for a nuanced history that goes beyond simple explanations of America as a Protestant society Discusses diverse beliefs and practices that originated in the Americas as well as those that came from Europe, Asia, and Africa Pedagogical features include numerous visual images; sidebars with specialized topics and interpretive themes; discussion questions for each chapter; a glossary of common terms; and lists of relevant resources to broaden student learningWill Herberg, Protestant, Catholic, Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1983): Herberga#39;s influential study of American ... INDD 381 9/10/2014 11:48:07 AM Cold War and Civil Rights 381.

Title:Formed From This Soil
Author:Thomas S. Bremer
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-10-10


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