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Religions of America

ferment and faith in an age of crisis : a new guide and almanac

by Leo Calvin Rosten

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sects -- United States,
    • United States -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with extensive comments and essays, by Leo Rosten.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516.5 .R67 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination672 p. ;
      Number of Pages672
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5050497M
      ISBN 100671219707, 0671219715
      LC Control Number74011703

        1. Christianity ( billion followers) - The Holy Bible (Old Testament and New Testament) 2. Islam ( billion followers) - The Quran 3. Hinduism (1 billion followers) - The Vedas 4. Buddhism ( million followers) - Tripitaka (Pali Canon) 5. S. This book has many unknown facts. Very interesting and easy to read. I like this as a class book. Good information It came in great condition! Smooth transaction. Item arrived as expected. American Religions: A Documentary History Religions of the World - Shinto(Religions of the World).

      Judaism was the only organized non-Christian religious community in America aside from Native American religions. The American Revolution effected changes in law and in the relationship of religion to the state that transformed American Jewish life forever by: 1. Asian religions have a long and intriguing history in America. For over two centuries, Asian immigrants have been coming to America and bringing their religions with them. Some Americans have reacted with alarm to the arrival of heathen religions on American shores, while others have taken refuge in lamas from Tibet, yogis from India, and Zen masters from Japan.

      Since its first publication in , AMERICA: RELIGIONS AND RELIGION has become the standard introduction to the study of American religious traditions. Written by one of the foremost scholars in the field of American religions, this textbook has introduced thousands of students to the rich religious diversity that has always been a hallmark of. It is perhaps not possible to adequately cover, in one book, the diverse religions in America and also provide representational coverage for the longstanding Christian majority. Building on both the almost century-old reputation of the Cambridge History series as well as its extensive reach and definitive status, The Cambridge History of.


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