Popular Religion in America

Popular Religion in America

Author: Peter W. Williams

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252060733

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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"Williams provides a thought-provoking overview of popular religion in America that will intrigue specialist and student alike. . . . He has both answered many questions and raised important new ones on the nature and development of American popular religion." -- Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion "Pioneering. . . . I for one am glad he combined scholarship and chutzpah for this modestly immodest first word." -- Catholic Historical Review
Popular Religion in America
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Peter W. Williams
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

"Williams provides a thought-provoking overview of popular religion in America that will intrigue specialist and student alike. . . . He has both answered many questions and raised important new ones on the nature and development of American popular religion." -- Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion "Pioneering. .
Self-help and Popular Religion in Early American Culture
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Roy M. Anker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Focuses on early America, from the Protestant Ethic and Puritan New England through Revivalism and American Romanticism.
Self-help and Popular Religion in Modern American Culture
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Roy M. Anker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

The second of two volumes on the relationship between popular religion and the self-help tradition in American culture, this book continues chronologically and spans from Romanticism and the Gilded Age through Norman Vincent Peale and Robert Schuller.
World Religions in America, Fourth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Jacob Neusner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-07 - Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

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. New features include a
The Blackwell Companion to Religion in America
Language: en
Pages: 752
Authors: Philip Goff
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-25 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This authoritative and cutting edge companion brings togethera team of leading scholars to document the rich diversity andunique viewpoints that have formed the religious history of theUnited States. A groundbreaking new volume which represents the firstsustained effort to fully explain the development of Americanreligious history and its creation within evolving