Religions of Atlanta: Religious Diversity in the Centennial Olympic CIty

Religions of Atlanta: Religious Diversity in the Centennial Olympic CIty

by Gary Laderman

ISBN-10: 0788502506

ISBN-13: 9780788502507

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Product Details

Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
American Academy of Religion Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Mainline Protestantism in Atlanta15
Southern Baptists at Home in Atlanta39
African-American Expressions of Protestant Christianity in Atlanta51
A "Catholic" Catholic Church: The Roman Catholic Community of Atlanta67
Inside/Outside: The Jewish Community of Atlanta87
Unitarian Universalists: A Liberal Christian Tradition in the South106
Christian Science in Atlanta: A Religious Message of Spiritual Healing115
Faith, Family, and Tradition Among the Latter-Day Saints of Atlanta123
Tongues Aflame: Pentecostal and Charismatic Georgians on Fire for Jesus139
The Eastern Orthodox Churches of Atlanta157
Churches of African Origin in Atlanta175
The Shrine of the Black Madonna of the Pan-African Orthodox Christian Church189
Megachurches of Atlanta199
The Marian Apparition Site at Conyers, Georgia215
Religious Life in the Muslim Community229
Hindu Communities in Atlanta241
A Global Religion: The Rise of Buddhism and Its Growth in Atlanta255
The Atlanta Baha'i Community265
On the Road to Clear: The Scientology Community of Atlanta281
Religion in Atlanta's Queer Community291
New Age in the New South: Alternative Spiritualities in Metropolitan Atlanta311
Atlanta's Civic Identity: Civil Religion in a Southern Metropolis333
Interfaith Conversation and Cooperation349

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