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.
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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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