Religions of Immigrants from India and Pakistan: New Threads in the American Tapestryby Raymond Brady Williams
Pub. Date: 08/26/1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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
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.
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Table of ContentsPreface; 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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