Religions of the United States in Practice, Volume 2 / Edition 1

Religions of the United States in Practice, Volume 2 / Edition 1

by Colleen McDannell, Collen McDannell
     
 

"This anthology presents the reader with a rich sampling of the ways in which American religion has been practiced. It implicitly challenges some of the standard temporal and thematic categories through which American religion has been understood. The volumes will be useful as reference works and in courses about American religious history. There is much here that

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"This anthology presents the reader with a rich sampling of the ways in which American religion has been practiced. It implicitly challenges some of the standard temporal and thematic categories through which American religion has been understood. The volumes will be useful as reference works and in courses about American religious history. There is much here that does not appear in standard treatments of the subject."—Robert Wuthnow, Princeton University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691010014
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/29/2001
Series:
Princeton Readings in Religions Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Princeton Readings in Religionsv
Contributorsix
Introduction1
Praying: Individual and Communal Worship
1.Lucy Smith and Pentecostal Worship in Chicago11
2.Lutheran Family Devotions23
3.The Daily Prayer (Du'a) of Shi'a Isma'ili Muslims32
4.Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament44
5.The Homemade Passover Haggadah53
6.Mormon Fast and Testimony Meetings67
Singing: Songs of Devotion, Praise, and Protest
7.Hanukkah Songs of the 1950s75
8.Freedom Songs and the Civil Rights Movement90
9.Folk Music in the Catholic Mass103
10.Buddhist Chanting in Soka Gakkai International112
11.Contemporary Christian Worship Music121
Teaching: Learning How to Live Correctly
12.Teaching Morality in Race Movies131
13.Harry Emerson Fosdick and Liberal Protestant Teaching141
14.Reconciling Patriotism and Catholic Devotion: Catholic Children's Literature in Postwar America159
15.Sex and Submission in the Spirit173
16.An Apache Girl's Initiation Feast194
17.Taking or Receiving the Buddhist Precepts205
Healing: Health, Happiness, and the Miraculous
18.Tongues and Healing at the Azusa Street Revival217
19.Navajo Healing Ceremonies224
20.The Power of Positive Thinking251
21.Shamanism in the New Age268
22.Jewish Mourning Practices284
23.The Latter-day Saint Word of Wisdom297
Imagining: The Unseen World
24.Early Christian Radio and Religious Nostalgia305
25.Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Making of an American Myth316
26.Spiritual Warfare in the Fiction of Frank Peretti328
27.Charismatic Renewal among Latino Catholics346
28.Visualizing Chenrezi in American Tibetan Buddhism355
29.The Rite of Baptism in Haitian Vodou362
Persuading: Witnessing, Controversies, and Polemics
30.Millions Now Living Will Never Die375
31.Ordaining Women Rabbis389
32.Mother India's Scandalous Swamis418
33.The Wit and Wisdom of The Door433
34.Battling Spiritism and the Need for Catholic Orthodoxy449
Index463

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