World Religions in America: An Introduction (Google eBook)

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Jacob Neusner
Westminster John Knox Press, 2009 - Religion - 449 pages
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The fourth edition ofWorld Religions in Americacontinues 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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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

World religions in America: an introduction

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In this work, whose format suggests a collection of essays instead of a standard textbook, each of 14 chapters is devoted to a religious group or topic and written by a prominent scholar in the field ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism; Senior Fellow, Institute of Advanced Theology, Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

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