World Religions in America, Fourth Edition: An Introduction (Google eBook)

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Jacob Neusner
Westminster John Knox Press, Oct 7, 2009 - Religion - 462 pages
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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 timeline of key events and people for each tradition, sidebars on major movements or controversies, personal stories from members of various faiths, a theme-based organization of subjects, more subheads, three new chapters exploring America's increasing religious diversity, and suggestions for further study.

  

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User Review  - JoStARs - LibraryThing

This well-written book is the only one you need to get a solid, broad education on the various faith traditions of the majority of Americans. I was particularly interested in Chapter 20, “Religion and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

This was my textbook for my world religions class and it was easy to read and follow. Each religion was written on by an expert of that religion and the study questions at the end of each chapter were helpful. I usually don't keep textbooks, but I think I'm going to keep this one. Read full review

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Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism and Bard Center Fellow at the Bard College Institute of Advanced Theology in Annondale-on-Hudson, New York. He is the author of several books, including Judaism When Christianity Began, The Emergence of Judaism, and the popular textbook World Religions in America, all of which are available from WJK.

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