Lived Religion in America: Toward a History of Practice

Lived Religion in America: Toward a History of Practice

by David D. Hall
     
 

"A fascinating collection that graphically demonstrates how participants become subtle theologians of 'lived religion' in America, from Ojibway hymn-singing to rustic homesteading and the 'Women's Aglow' movement."—John Butler, Yale University

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"A fascinating collection that graphically demonstrates how participants become subtle theologians of 'lived religion' in America, from Ojibway hymn-singing to rustic homesteading and the 'Women's Aglow' movement."—John Butler, Yale University

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ISBN-13:
9780691016733
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/27/1997
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Ch. 1Everyday Miracles: The Study of Lived Religion3
Ch. 2"What Scripture Tells Me": Spontaneity and Regulation within the Catholic Charismatic Renewal22
Ch. 3Family Strategies and Religious Practice: Baptism and the Lord's Supper in Early New England41
Ch. 4Practices of Exchange: From Market Culture to Gift Economy in the Interpretation of American Religion69
Ch. 5Lived Religion and the Dead: The Cremation Movement in Gilded Age America92
Ch. 6Coffee, Mrs. Cowman, and the Devotional Life of Women Reading in the Desert116
Ch. 7The Uses of Ojibwa Hymn-Singing at White Earth: Toward a History of Practice133
Ch. 8Submissive Wives, Wounded Daughters, and Female Soldiers: Prayer and Christian Womanhood in Women's Aglow Fellowship160
Ch. 9Golden Rule Christianity: Lived Religion in the American Mainstream196
Ch. 10Getting (Not Too) Close to Nature: Modern Homesteading as Lived Religion in America217
Contributors243
Index245

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