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Title World religions in America : an introduction / Jacob Neusner, editor.
Imprint Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, [2003]
©2003
Edition Third edition.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  BL2525 .W67 2003    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  BL2525 .W67 2003    AVAILABLE  
Subject United States -- Religion.
Alt Name Neusner, Jacob, 1932-2016.
Description xii, 346 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition Third edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Jacob Neusner -- Native Americans and their religions / Sam Gill -- Protestant Christianity in the world and in America / Martin E. Marty -- Religious world of African Americans / Peter J. Paris -- Catholics in the world and America / Andrew M. Greeley -- Religious world of Hispanic Americans / Justo L. Gonzalez -- Orthodox Christianity in the world and America / Jaroslav Pelikan -- Judaism in the world and in America / Jacob Neusner -- Hinduism in India and in America / Gerald James Larson -- Buddhism in the world and in America / Malcolm David Eckel -- East Asian religions in today's America / Robert S. Ellwood -- Islam in the world and in America / John L. Esposito -- World religions made in the U.S.A. : apocalyptic communities- seventh-day Adventists and Jehovah's witnesses ; World religions made in the U.S.A. : metaphysical communities- Christian Science and Theosophy / Dell deChant -- Church of Scientology : a very new American religion / Dell deChant, Danny L. Jorgensen -- Nature religions : American Neopaganism and Witchcraft / Danny L. Jorgensen -- Baha'i faith in the world and in America / Mike McMullen -- Latter-day saint (Mormon) religion in America and the world / Danny L. Jorgensen -- Religion and women in America / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- Religion and politics in America / Andrew M. Greeley -- Religion and society in Amerce / William Scott Green.
ISBN 066422475X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 51613938
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Preface to the Third Edition 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction / Jacob Neusner1
1Native Americans and Their Religions / Sam Gill8
2Protestant Christianity in the World and in America / Martin E. Marty24
3The Religious World of African Americans / Peter J. Paris48
4The Catholics in the World and in America / Andrew M. Greeley66
5The Religious World of Hispanic Americans / Justo L. Gonzalez78
6Orthodox Christianity in the World and in America / Jaroslav Pelikan92
7Judaism in the World and in America / Jacob Neusner106
8Hinduism in India and in America / Gerald James Larson124
9Buddhism in the World and in America / Malcolm David Eckel142
10East Asian Religions in Today's America / Robert S. Ellwood154
11Islam in the World and in America / John L. Esposito172
12World Religions Made in the U.S.A.: Apocalyptic Communities - Seventh-day Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses / Dell deChant186
13World Religions Made in the U.S.A.: Metaphysical Communities - Christian Science and Theosophy / Dell deChant202
14The Church of Scientology: A Very New American Religion / Dell deChant, Danny L. Jorgensen220
15Nature Religions: American Neopaganism and Witchcraft / Danny L. Jorgensen238
16The Baha'i Faith in the World and in America / Mike McMullen256
17The Latter-day Saint (Mormon) Religion in America and the World / Danny L. Jorgensen272
18Religion and Women in America / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese290
19Religion and Politics in America / Andrew M. Greeley302
20Religion and Society in America / William Scott Green314
 Glossary323
 Index333


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