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Pillars of Faith: American Congregations and Their Partners

Nancy Tatom Ammerman - Religion - 2005 - 354 pages
At the close of the twentieth century the United States was, by all accounts, among the most religious of modern Western nations. "Pillars of Faith "describes the diversity of ...
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Work, Family and Religion in Contemporary Society: Remaking Our Lives

Nancy Tatom Ammerman, Wade Clark Roof - Religion - 2014 - 370 pages
Until recently, religious institutions have been organized to suit the traditional American family, where the wife stayed at home, caring for children. Today, churches and ...
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Baptist Battles: Social Change and Religious Conflict in the Southern ...

Nancy Tatom Ammerman - Religion - 1990 - 388 pages
Since 1979 Southern Baptists have been noisily struggling to agree on symbols, beliefs, and practices as they attempt to make sense of their changing social world. Nancy ...
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Rising Expectations: Urban Congregations, Welfare Reform, and Civic Life

Arthur Emery Farnsley - Religion - 2003 - 136 pages
Rising Expectations examines the current attempts to enlist religious congregations as partners in social services and community development. It highlights stark demographic ...
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Southern Baptist Politics: Authority and Power in the Restructuring of an ...

Arthur Emery Farnsley - History - 1994 - 151 pages
Unlike other recent studies of the Southern Baptists, Southern Baptist Politics was written after the culmination of the &"Baptist battles&" of the 1980s, when Fundamentalists ...
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Bible Believers: Fundamentalists in the Modern World

Nancy Tatom Ammerman - Religion - 1987 - 247 pages
Examines the daily life of the congregation of a Fundamentalist church in a suburb in the Northeast
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Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes: Finding Religion in Everyday Life

Nancy Tatom Ammerman - Religion - 2013 - 376 pages
Nancy Tatom Ammerman examines the stories Americans tell of their everyday lives, from dinner table to office and shopping mall to doctor's office, about the things that matter ...
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Work, Family and Religion in Contemporary Society: Remaking Our Lives

Nancy Tatom Ammerman, Wade Clark Roof - Religion - 2014 - 370 pages
Until recently, religious institutions have been organized to suit the traditional American family, where the wife stayed at home, caring for children. Today, churches and ...
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The Bible in American Life

Peter Johannes Thuesen - Bible - 2017 - 520 pages
There is a paradox in American Christianity. According to Gallup, nearly eight in ten Americans regard the Bible as either the literal word of God or the inspired by God. At ...
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