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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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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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Bible Believers: Fundamentalists in the Modern World

Nancy Tatom Ammerman - Religion - 1987 - 247 pages
Bible believer (also Bible-believer, Bible-believing Christian, Bible-believing Church) is a self-description by conservative Christians to differentiate their teachings from ...
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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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Everyday Religion : Observing Modern Religious Lives: Observing Modern ...

School of Theology and Department of Sociology Boston University Nancy T. Ammerman Professor of Sociology of Religion - Religion - 2006 - 256 pages
Scholars once predicted a bleak existence for religion in the modern world. Social progress, they argued, meant doing away with religion and its antiquated control over our ...
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Sacred Circles, Public Squares: The Multicentering of American Religion

Arthur E. Farnsley II, N. J. Demerath III, Etan Diamond, Mary L. Mapes - Religion - 2005 - 256 pages
This study of the religious landscape of Indianapolis -- the summative volume of the Lilly Endowment's Project on Religion and Urban Culture conducted by the Polis Center at ...
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Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes: Finding Religion in Everyday Life

Nancy Tatom Ammerman - Religion - 2013 - 400 pages
Nancy Tatom Ammerman examines the stories Americans tell of their everyday lives, from dinner table to office and shopping mall to doctors office, about the things that matter ...
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