American mainline religion: its changing shape and future

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Rutgers University Press, 1987 - Religion - 279 pages
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Wade Clark Roof and William McKinney argue that a new voluntarism is slowly eroding the old social and economic boundaries that once defined and separated religious groups and is opening new cleavages along moral and life-style lines. Nowhere has the impact of these changes been more profoundly felt than by the often-overlooked religious communities of the American center, or mainline--Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish.

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Contents

One The Legacy of the Sixties
11
Two The New Voluntarism
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Three The Fragmented Mainline 11
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