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Religious life in America

a record of personal observation

by Ernest Hamlin Abbott

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Published by The Outlook Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernest Hamlin Abbott.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 370 p. ;
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14037679M
    OCLC/WorldCa26329285

    The time for a new assessment of America's religious dynamics is at hand. In this thought-provoking volume, noted theologians, sociologists, philosophers, and anthropologists provide a sti What is the current role of religion in America?4/5(1).   Sacred Matters makes the powerful case that we must take the broad view of religious life in America today. Laderman argues that genuinely religious practices and experiences can be found in the unlikeliest of places--in science laboratories, in movie theaters and concert halls, at the Super Bowl, in Americans' obsession with prescription drugs and in their pursuit of porn/5(4).

    The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation (; second edition ) is a book by literary critic Harold Bloom, in which the author covers the topic of religion in the United States from a perspective which he calls religious criticism. Religious denominations Bloom discusses include The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Christian Science, the Seventh-day.   RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE PROSPECT OF REFOUNDING By Diarmuid O'Murchu Published by Orbis Books, pages, $ For decades, debate has raged about what the future of religious life.

      Ultimately, the decision to enter the religious life is a decision grounded in the will of God. It’s God who desires some people to marry, others to enter the priesthood, and others to enter religious life. Religious life, though not the only way to live out the call to holiness, is a beautiful and inspiring example of total surrender to God. Get this from a library! Immigrant faiths: transforming religious life in America. [Karen Isaksen Leonard;] -- "Recent immigration is changing American religion. No longer only a Protestant, Christian, or even Judeo-Christian nation, the United States is increasingly home to religious traditions from Asia.


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