America's religions: from their origins to the twenty-first century

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University of Illinois Press, 2002 - History - 601 pages
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Catholics to Calvinists, Methodists to Pentecostals, Jehovah's Witnesses, Buddhists, Scientologists.A sweeping, accessible history of America's religions and their backgrounds, practices, beliefs, and leaders.

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America's religions: from their origins to the twenty-first century

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Intended as a textbook for beginning students interested in religion in the United States, this volume reads like a catalog lacking thematic or interpretive unity. Williams (religion and American ... Read full review

Contents

Telling Stories
1
THE TRADITIONS
11
Christianity East and West
47
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Peter W. Williams is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Religion and American Studies at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is the author of "Popular Religion in America" and "Houses of God,

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