Encyclopedia of American Religious History, Volume 1

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Facts on File, 2001 - History - 868 pages
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This volume charts new territory in its coverage of religious history and diversity in the United States. More than 800 entries, 100 of which have been added for this edition, outline the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history. Special emphasis has been given to recent developments in American religious life and on the historical contributions of people long neglected by religious historians, including African Americans, Native Americans, and women.

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The editors and contributors responsible for the first edition of this work (LJ 1/96) also participated in the revision. Indeed, Martin Marty even reprises the foreword. As with the original ... Read full review

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