Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996

Religion and the American Experience: A Social and Cultural History, 1765-1996

by Donald C. Swift
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765601346

ISBN-13: 9780765601346

Pub. Date: 11/30/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Religion in the USA manifests itself in many forms and this book examines them, from religion in the early republic, to early African American religion, reform, nativism movements, and fundamentalism, up to the contemporary culture wars, in a study that spans almost 250 years.  See more details below

Overview

Religion in the USA manifests itself in many forms and this book examines them, from religion in the early republic, to early African American religion, reform, nativism movements, and fundamentalism, up to the contemporary culture wars, in a study that spans almost 250 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765601346
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Introduction
1Religion in the New Republic3
2Early African American Religion30
3Native American Religion52
4Societal Change and the Second Awakening70
5Women, the Churches, and Empowerment106
6Reform, Political Divisions, and Disunion126
7Postbellum African American Religion157
8Beyond the Mainstream: Immigrants, Nativism, and Cultural Conflict182
9Socioeconomic Change and Politics211
10Fundamentalists Versus Modernists233
11The Contemporary Scene260
Index293
About the Author309

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