Religions of Immigrants from India and Pakistan: New Threads in the American Tapestry

Religions of Immigrants from India and Pakistan: New Threads in the American Tapestry

by Raymond Brady Williams
     
 

An overview of the variety of religions practiced by Indian and Pakistani Americans is provided through the analysis of demographic statistics and information gathered in interviews. See more details below

Overview

An overview of the variety of religions practiced by Indian and Pakistani Americans is provided through the analysis of demographic statistics and information gathered in interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521351560
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/26/1988
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Part I. The People and Their Religions: 1. A new pattern: made in the USA; 2. The religions: Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism; 3. The religions: Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and Judaism; Part II. Studies of Adaptive Strategies: 4. Their American cousins: adaptation of cultural groups; 5. Swaminarayan Hinduism: an ethnic religion; 6. Nizari Ismaili Muslims: a religious minority; Part III. Profiles of Religious Organizations in Metropolitan Areas: 7. Asian-Indian and Pakistani religions in Chicago; 8. Asian-Indian and Pakistani religions in Houston; Conclusion; Notes; Glossary; List of abbreviations; References; Index.

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