Religion and Public Life in New England: Steady Habits Changing Slowly ( Religion By Region Series) / Edition 1

Religion and Public Life in New England: Steady Habits Changing Slowly ( Religion By Region Series) / Edition 1

by Andrew Walsh
     
 

Although stoical New Englanders may not be showy about it, religion continues to play a powerful role in their culture. In fact, their very reticence to discuss religion may stem from long-standing religious divisions in the region. Examining Catholics and Protestants, as well as Conservative Protestants, African Americans, and Jews, this third volume in the

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Overview

Although stoical New Englanders may not be showy about it, religion continues to play a powerful role in their culture. In fact, their very reticence to discuss religion may stem from long-standing religious divisions in the region. Examining Catholics and Protestants, as well as Conservative Protestants, African Americans, and Jews, this third volume in the Religion by Region series provides a very readable account of religion in this most regional of U.S. regions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759106291
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Religion by Region Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Demographic Layout: A Tale of Two New Englands 2 Catholics I: Majority Faith with a Minority Mindset 3 Catholics II: In the Flux of Crisis 4 Mainline Protestants: Custodians of a Community 5 Conservative Protestants 6 Jews and African-Americans: Holding Down the Fort 7 Conclusion—On Common Ground

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