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Religion in America - by John Corrigan & Winthrop S. Hudson (Paperback)

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This comprehensive narrative account of religion in America from the sixteenth century through the present depicts the religious life of the American people within the context of American society. It addresses topics ranging from the European origins of American religious thought and the diversity of religion in America, to the relation of nationhood with religious practice and the importance of race, ethnicity, and gender in American religious history. Split into four parts this textbook covers:

  • Religion in a Colonial Context, 1492-1789
  • The New Nation, 1789-1865
  • Years of Midpassage, 1865-1918
  • Modern America, 1918- Present

This new edition has been thoroughly updated to include further discussion of colonialism, religious minorities, space and empire, religious freedom, emotion, popular religion, sexuality, the ascent of the "nones," Islamophobia, and the development of an American mission to the world.

With a detailed timeline, illustrations and maps throughout, and an accompanying companion website Religion in America is the perfect introduction for students new to the study of this topic who wish to understand the key themes, places, and people who shaped the world as we know it today.

Number of Pages: 609
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: John Corrigan & Winthrop S. Hudson
Language: English
Street Date: March 21, 2018
TCIN: 53391004
UPC: 9780815392606
Item Number (DPCI): 248-64-5065
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