Sacred assemblies and civic engagement: how religion matters for America's newest immigrants

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Rutgers University Press, 2007 - Religion - 271 pages
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An in-depth look at one particular urban area-the Chicago metropolitan region-and examines how religion affects the civic engagement of nation's newest residents.

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Locating the Moral Authority of Immigrant
The Moral Projects of Immigrant Congregations

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