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Religion in American life.

by James Ward Smith

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Religion,
    • United States -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Vol. 4 by Nelson R. Burr in collaboration with the editors.

      Other titlesThe shaping of American religion., Religious perspectives in American culture., A critical bibliography of religion in America.
      StatementEditors: James Ward Smith and A. Leland Jamison.
      SeriesPrinceton studies in American civilization,, no. 5
      ContributionsJamison, A. Leland 1911- joint ed., Burr, Nelson Rollin, 1904-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR515 .S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination v. in .
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5819496M
      LC Control Number61005383
      OCLC/WorldCa383738

      Religion in American Culture From the colonial period through the current day, European visitors to the United States have commented on the powerful current of religiousness that appears to affect all aspects of American life. The most celebrated foreign observer of American society, Alexis de Tocqueville.   The Bible in American Life, edited by Philip Goff, Arthur E. Farnsley II, and Peter J. Thuesen, is an interdisciplinary collection of essays on how individuals and groups have used the bible throughout American uently, for those of us who are interested in how literacy functions outside of academics, this text offers new insights and raises new questions for research in literacy.

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      respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof"--anticipated religion's centrality to American life in the coming centuries and reflected religion's complicated history in the British colonial era. Scholars have followed the evolving history of religion in America through excellent books.   The Mormon religion was officially founded in when The Book of Mormon was published. Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the .


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Religion—beliefs in supernatural powers, forces, and beings—powerfully shaped the peoples and society that would become the United States.

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This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Oxford University Press and has a total of pages in the Book Edition: 2nd. In this study, A. James Reichley places religion and politics within a conceptual framework that considers the values in which both are rooted and examines, in light of that framework, the actual impact of religion and religious groups on American public life.

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