Religion and American Culture: A Reader / Edition 2

Religion and American Culture: A Reader / Edition 2

by David Hackett
     
 

ISBN-10: 041594273X

ISBN-13: 9780415942737

Pub. Date: 06/19/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Religion and American Culture challenges the religion's traditional emphasis on older European, American, male, middle-class, Protestant, northeastern narratives concerned primarily with churches and theology. Breaking through the field with multicultural tales of Native American, African Americans and other groups that cut across boundaries of gender, class

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Religion and American Culture challenges the religion's traditional emphasis on older European, American, male, middle-class, Protestant, northeastern narratives concerned primarily with churches and theology. Breaking through the field with multicultural tales of Native American, African Americans and other groups that cut across boundaries of gender, class, religion and region, David Hackett's anthology offers an illuminating and comprehensive overview of the most exciting work currently underway in this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415942737
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/19/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
568
Sales rank:
374,944
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction to the First Edition
Introduction to the Second Edition
Pt. 1Early America 1500-1750
1The Pueblo Indian World in the Sixteenth Century3
2A World of Wonders: The Mentality of the Supernatural in Seventeenth-Century New England27
3War and Culture: The Iroquois Experience53
4African Americans, Exodus, and the American Israel73
5Women and Christian Practice in a Mahican Village89
Pt. 2Revolution and Social Change 1750-1865
6The Dialectic of Double-Consciousness in Black American Freedom Celebrations, 1808-1863121
7From "Middle Ground" to "Underground": Southeastern Indians and the Early Republic139
8Women's History is American Religious History159
9"Believer I Know": The Emergence of African American Christianity179
Pt. 3The Modern World 1865-1945
10The Religion of the Lost Cause: Ritual and Organization of the Southern Civil Religion, 1865-1920205
11The Easter Parade: Piety, Fashion, and Display223
12The Debate over Mixed Seating in the American Synagogue247
13The Feminist Theology of the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1900267
14The Prince Hall Masons and the African American Church: The Labors of Grand Master and Bishop James Walker Hood, 1831-1918289
15The Lakota Ghost Dance: An Ethnohistorical Account315
16"He Keeps Me Going": Women's Devotions to Saint Jude Thaddeus and the Dialectics of Gender in American Catholicism, 1929-1965331
Pt. 4Contemporary Life 1945-Present
17Old Fissures and New Fractures in American Religious Life357
18Seeking Jewish Spiritual Roots in Miami and Los Angeles373
19Martin and Malcolm: Integrationism and Nationalism in African American Religious History397
20Searching for Eden with a Satellite Dish: Primitivism, Pragmatism, and the Pentecostal Character413
21Submissive Wives, Wounded Daughters, and Female Soldiers: Prayer and Christian Womanhood in Women's Aglow Fellowship435
22The Church of Baseball, The Fetish of Coca-Cola, and the Potlatch of Rock 'N' Roll: Theoretical Models for the Study of Religion in American Popular Culture465
23Spirituality for Sale: Sacred Knowledge in the Consumer Age481
24Diasporic Nationalism and Urban Landscape: Cuban Immigrants at a Catholic Shrine in Miami497
25The Hindu Gods in a Split-Level World: The Sri Siva-Vishnu Temple in Suburban Washington, D.C.515
26Is There a Common American Culture?535
Contributors547

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