American Religious History (3rd Revised edition)

American Religious History (3rd Revised edition)

By: Edward L. Queen (editor), Stephen R. Prothero (editor), Gardiner H. Shattuck (editor), Martin E. Marty (foreword_author)Hardback

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"Encyclopedia of American Religious History, Third Edition" outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history. Special emphasis is placed on recent developments in religious life in this country and the historical contributions of people long neglected by mainstream religious historians, including African Americans, Native Americans, and women. In addition, an expanded introduction gives students a narrative historical overview of religion in America.

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Edward L. Queen II holds a Ph.D. from the divinity school of the University of Chicago. He is director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. Stephen R. Prothero holds a Ph.D. in religion from Harvard University and is currently an assistant professor in the religion department at Boston University.


Abortion; American Civil Liberties Union; Anabaptists; Daniel and Philip Berrigan; Circuit rides; Council on American - Islamic relations; Faith-based initiatives; Fundamentalism; Homosexuality; L. Ron Hubbard; Islamism; Megachurches; John Paul II; Politics and religion; "Religious right"; Sanctuary movement; September 11, 2001; Sufism; Technology; United States Catholic conference; Wahabism; War and religion; Wicca; Women and religion.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780816066605
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 3
  • ID: 9780816066605
  • weight: 3062
  • ISBN10: 0816066604
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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