America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-first Century

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University of Illinois Press, 2002 - 601 pages
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A survey of religious traditions practiced in the United States as of 2002, covering the religious histories of Africans, American Indians, Jews, Christians, Muslims, Spanish-speakers, and Asians. Includes definitions and pronunciations of religious terms.
 

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America's religions: from their origins to the twenty-first century

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Intended as a textbook for beginning students interested in religion in the United States, this volume reads like a catalog lacking thematic or interpretive unity. Williams (religion and American ... Read full review

Contents

I
1
II
11
III
12
IV
23
V
28
VI
29
VII
36
VIII
47
XXXIV
220
XXXV
226
XXXVI
235
XXXVII
243
XXXVIII
245
XXXIX
255
XL
264
XLI
269

IX
55
X
64
XI
76
XII
77
XIII
86
XIV
94
XV
100
XVI
103
XVII
105
XVIII
107
XIX
119
XX
128
XXI
135
XXII
139
XXIII
148
XXIV
153
XXV
158
XXVI
163
XXVII
175
XXVIII
177
XXIX
181
XXX
190
XXXI
199
XXXII
208
XXXIII
216
XLII
282
XLIII
292
XLIV
302
XLV
308
XLVI
315
XLVII
322
XLVIII
328
XLIX
343
L
345
LI
355
LII
375
LIII
389
LIV
398
LV
403
LVI
414
LVII
421
LVIII
431
LIX
440
LX
448
LXI
457
LXII
477
LXIII
487
LXIV
503
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Peter W. Williams is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Religion and American Studies at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is the author of "Popular Religion in America" and "Houses of God,

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