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Title Encyclopedia of religion in America / Charles H. Lippy, Peter W. Williams, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2010.

Subject North America -- Religion -- Encyclopedias.
Alt Name Lippy, Charles H.
Williams, Peter W.
Add Title Religion in America
Description 4 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary Explores the origins, development, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced in North America, including major world religions and emerging sects, cults and movements.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents V. 1. A-D -- v. 2. E-K -- v. 3. L-P -- v. 4. Q-Z.
ISBN 9780872895805 (set ; hbk. ; alk. paper)
0872895807 (set ; hbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 462906680
Additional Format Online version: Encyclopedia of religion in America. Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, 2010 (OCoLC)762092160
Table of Contents
 Alphabetical Table of Contents 
 Thematic Table of Contents 
 About the Editors 
Volume 1A---D1
 Abolitionism and Antislavery1
 Adventism and Millennialism12
 Adventist and Millennialist Denominational Families21
 African American Religion: Colonial Era through the Civil War25
 African American Religion: From the Civil War to Civil Rights33
 African American Religion: Post---Civil Rights Era43
 African Traditional Religions51
 Amana Communities58
 America, Religious Interpretations of62
 American Revolution69
 Anabaptist Denominational Family75
 Anglican Tradition and Heritage93
 Anglicans in Colonial and Revolutionary America104
 Antinomian Controversy117
 Appalachian Mountain Religion135
 Architecture: Asian Religions149
 Architecture: Early America156
 Architecture: The European Protestant Background163
 Architecture: Jewish169
 Architecture: Muslim175
 Architecture: New Religious Movements181
 Architecture: Protestant, from the Nineteenth Century to the Present186
 Architecture: Roman Catholic194
 Atheism, Agnosticism, and Disbelief203
 Atlantic World213
 Baptists: African American224
 Baptists: Denominations230
 Baptists: Sectarian238
 Baptists: Southern246
 Baptists: Tradition and Heritage254
 Benevolent Empire268
 Bible: As Sacred Text, Translations, Cultural Role281
 Bible: Interpretation of294
 Book of Mormon310
 Buddhism in North America313
 Buddhist Tradition and Heritage321
 California and the Pacific Rim Region329
 Calvinist/Reformed Tradition and Heritage337
 Camp Meetings347
 Canada: Aboriginal Traditions353
 Canada: Anglicans360
 Canada: Catholics368
 Canada: Church and State377
 Canada: Pluralism385
 Canada: Protestants and the United Church of Canada395
 Caribbean Religious Culture and Influence404
 Celebrity Culture411
 Charismatics/Charismatic Movements424
 Children and Adolescents432
 Christian Science440
 Church and State: Revolutionary Period and Early Republic449
 Churches of Christ460
 City Missions466
 Civil Religion in the United States468
 Civil War475
 Common Sense Realism483
 Cult of Domesticity511
 Death and Burial Practices517
 Death of God Theology522
 Disciples of Christ558
 Dutch Reformed569
Volume 2E---K577
 Eastern Orthodox Tradition and Heritage577
 Eastern Orthodoxy585
 Education: Bible Schools and Colleges617
 Education: Boarding Schools620
 Education: Christian School Movement622
 Education: Colleges and Universities627
 Education: Court Cases635
 Education: Home Schooling Movement643
 Education: Parochial and Private Religious Day Schools646
 Education: Religious Issues656
 Education: Seminaries and Theological Education663
 Education: Sunday Schools672
 The Electronic Church677
 Emerging Church Movement682
 Environment and Ecology700
 Environment and Ecology: Colonial Era through the Early Nineteenth Century710
 Environment and Ecology: Current Ethical Issues716
 Environment and Ecology: Native American Cultures721
 Environment and Ecology: Since the Mid-Nineteenth Century726
 Episcopalians: Early Republic733
 Episcopalians: The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era739
 Episcopalians: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries745
 Esoteric Movements751
 Establishment, Religious760
 Ethnographic and Anthropological Approaches775
 Evangelicals: Colonial America783
 Evangelicals: Current Trends and Movements791
 Evangelicals: Nineteenth Century796
 Evangelicals: Twentieth Century804
 Evolution, Creation Science, and Intelligent Design810
 Faith-Based Community Organizations819
 Faith-Based Initiatives824
 Feminist Studies835
 Food and Diet852
 Freedom, Religious862
 Frontier and Borderlands870
 Fundamentalism: Contemporary886
 Geographical Approaches903
 Great Awakening(s)913
 Great Lakes Region921
 Great Plains Region929
 Harmonialism and Metaphysical Religion937
 Health, Disease, and Medicine954
 Hindu Tradition and Heritage965
 Hinduism in North America973
 Hispanic Influence978
 Historical Approaches985
 History of Religions, Approaches993
 Holiness Denominational Family1013
 Holiness Movement1021
 House Church Movement1032
 Idealist Philosophy1037
 Immigration: From the Colonial Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century1042
 Immigration: From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to World War I1050
 Immigration: From World War I to the 1965 Immigration Act1058
 Immigration: Since the 1965 Immigration Act1063
 Independent Bible and Community Churches1068
 Invisible Institution1081
 Islam in North America1083
 Islam Tradition and Heritage1091
 Jehovah's Witnesses1106
 Judaism: Conservative1114
 Judaism: Jewish Culture1120
 Judaism: Jewish Identity1125
 Judaism: Jewish Science1133
 Judaism: Orthodox1135
 Judaism: Reconstructionist1141
 Judaism: Reform1144
 Judaism: Sectarian Movements1150
 Judaism: Secular1153
 Judaism: Tradition and Heritage1158
 Krishna Consciousness1169
Volume 3L---P1173
 Latino American Religion: Catholics, Colonial Origins1173
 Latino American Religion: Catholics, Nineteenth Century1178
 Latino American Religion: Catholics, Twentieth Century1184
 Latino American Religion: Mainline Protestants1189
 Latino American Religion: Pentecostals1195
 Latino American Religion: Struggles for Justice1200
 Latino/a Religious Practice1205
 Latter-day Saints1214
 Liberation Theology1221
 Literature: African American1237
 Literature: Colonial1244
 Literature: Contemporary1252
 Literature: Early Republic and the "American Renaissance"1260
 Literature: From the Civil War to World War I1267
 Liturgical Arts1274
 Lived Religion1282
 Lutheran Churches1289
 Lutheran Tradition and Heritage1298
 Mainline Protestants1309
 Marriage and Family1317
 Material Culture, Approaches1329
 Methodists: African American1340
 Methodists: Through the Nineteenth Century1346
 Methodists: Since the Nineteenth Century1354
 Methodists: Tradition and Heritage1362
 Mexico: Colonial Era1375
 Mexico: Independence to the Mexican Revolution1380
 Mexico: Indigenous Religions1386
 Mexico: Protestants1393
 Mexico: Twentieth Century1398
 Ministry, Professional1404
 Missions: Domestic1411
 Missions: Foreign1417
 Missions: Native American1421
 Mountain West and Prairie Region1432
 Music: African American1440
 Music: African American Gospel1444
 Music: African American Spirituals1448
 Music: Appalachian Religious1452
 Music: Christian1458
 Music: Contemporary Christian1466
 Music: Coritos/Spanish-Language1471
 Music: Hymnody1473
 Music: Jewish1481
 Music: Roman Catholic1486
 Music: White Gospel1491
 Nation(s) of Islam1497
 Native American Religions1501
 Native American Religions: Pre-Contact1514
 Native American Religions: Post-Contact1519
 Native American Religions: Contemporary1524
 Nature and Nature Religion1527
 New Age Religion(s)1544
 New England Region1551
 New Religious Movements1561
 New Religious Movements: Black Nationalist Movements1571
 New Religious Movements: Nineteenth Century1576
 New Religious Movements: Twentieth Century1584
 Occult and Metaphysical Religion1593
 Oneida Community1598
 Pacific Northwest Region1601
 Pacifism and Conscientious Objection1609
 Pentecostal Denominational Family1615
 Pentecostals: African American1633
 Philosophical Theology1646
 Pledge of Allegiance1667
 Politics: Colonial Era1674
 Politics: Nineteenth Century1682
 Politics: Twentieth Century1690
 Popular Religion and Popular Culture1701
 Popular Religion and Popular Culture: From the Colonial Era to the Civil War1711
 Popular Religion and Popular Culture: From the Civil War to the Mid-Twentieth Century1717
 Popular Religion and Popular Culture: Since the Mid-Twentieth Century1723
 Positive Thinking1734
 Practical Theology1739
 Presbyterians: Colonial1753
 Presbyterians: Nineteenth Century1759
 Presbyterians: Since the Nineteenth Century1768
 Protestant Liberalism1782
 Psychology of Religion1791
Volume 4Q---Z1807
 Quakers: Through the Nineteenth Century1807
 Quakers: Since the Nineteenth Century1815
 Race and Racism1825
 Reformed Denominational Family1838
 Religion, Regulation of1844
 Religious Prejudice1851
 Religious Prejudice: Anti-Cult1857
 Religious Press1860
 Religious Right1867
 Religious Studies1875
 Religious Thought1880
 Religious Thought: African American1892
 Religious Thought: Feminist1899
 Religious Thought: Gay Theology1908
 Religious Thought: Jewish1910
 Religious Thought: Latino/a1913
 Religious Thought: Lesbian Theology1918
 Religious Thought: Mujerista1921
 Religious Thought: Reformed Protestant1924
 Religious Thought: Roman Catholic1930
 Religious Thought: Womanist1935
 Revivalism: Nineteenth Century1939
 Revivalism: Twentieth Century to the Present1946
 Roman Catholicism: African American Catholics1954
 Roman Catholicism: Catholics in the Atlantic Colonies1960
 Roman Catholicism: Catholics in the New Nation and the Early Republic1963
 Roman Catholicism: The Impact of Immigration in the Nineteenth Century1968
 Roman Catholicism: The Age of the Catholic Ghetto1976
 Roman Catholicism: The Cold War and Vatican II1984
 Roman Catholicism: The Later Twentieth Century1988
 Roman Catholicism: Early Twenty-First-Century Issues1993
 Roman Catholicism: Cultural Impact1996
 Roman Catholicism: French Influence2004
 Roman Catholicism: Tradition and Heritage2008
 Same-Gender Marriage2027
 Scriptures: American Texts2052
 Seeker Churches2057
 Serpent Handlers2060
 Settlement Houses2062
 Seventh-day Adventists2065
 Sexuality and Sexual Identity2068
 Social Ethics2086
 Social Gospel2089
 Social Reform2096
 Sociological Approaches2109
 The South as Region2117
 The Southwest as Region2125
 Spirituality: Contemporary Trends2146
 Stone-Campbell Movement2161
 Sunday and the Sabbath2169
 Supreme Court2175
 Systematic Theology2182
 Tourism and Pilgrimage2197
 Transcendental Meditation2211
 Unification Church2220
 Unitarian Universalist Association2228
 Utopian and Communitarian Experiments2234
 Violence and Terror2245
 Visual Culture2255
 Visual Culture: Painting, Sculpture, and Graphic Arts in Early America2265
 Visual Culture: Painting, Sculpture, and Graphic Arts from the Revolution to the Civil War2272
 Visual Culture: Painting, Sculpture, and Graphic Arts from the Civil War to World War II2278
 Visual Culture: Painting, Sculpture, and Graphic Arts since World War II2286
 Wicca and Witchcraft2295
 Women Religious2313
 Women: Evangelical2322
 Women: Jewish2328
 Women: Muslim2333
 Women: Ordination of2338
 Women: Protestant2344
 Women: Roman Catholic2349
 World War I2354
 World War II2357
 Worship: Anglican2360
 Worship: Contemporary Currents2363
 Worship: Eastern Orthodox2368
 Worship: Jewish2371
 Worship: Muslim2376
 Worship: Protestant2381
 Worship: Roman Catholic2389
 Zen Buddhism2399
 Image Credits2407

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