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Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

by Charles L. Cohen, Ronald L. Numbers
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ISBN-13: 9780199931927
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/21/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Charles L. Cohen is Professor of History and Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ronald L. Numbers is Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Martin Marty


Introduction - Charles L. Cohen and Ronald Numbers

Part One: Overviews
Chapter One: Religious Pluralism in Religious Studies - Amanda Porterfield
Chapter Two: Religious Pluralism in Modern America: A Sociological Overview - John H. Evans
Chapter Three: Worlds in Space: American Religious Pluralism in Geographic Perspective - Bret E. Carroll

Part Two: Protestantism, Catholicism, and Judaism
Chapter Four: Evangelicalism and Religious Pluralism in Contemporary America: Diversity Without, Diversity Within, and Maintaining the Borders - William Vance Trollinger, Jr.
Chapter Five: Pluralism: Notes on the American Catholic Experience - Scott Appleby
Chapter Six: Religious Pluralism in American Judaism - Deborah Dash Moore

Part Three: Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism
Chapter Seven: Muslims and American Religious Pluralism - Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
Chapter Eight: Buddhism, Art, and Transcultural Collage: Toward a Cultural History of Buddhism in the United States, 1945-2000 - Thomas A. Tweed
Chapter Nine: Beyond Pluralism: Global Gurus and the Third Stream of American Religiosity - Joanne Punzo Waghorne

Part Four: Impact of Religious Pluralism: I
Chapter Ten: The Impact of Religious Pluralism on American Women - R. Marie Griffith
Chapter Eleven: Popular Religion and Pluralism, or, Will Harry Potter Be Left Behind? - Peter W. Williams
Chapter Twelve: ''Finding Light through Muddy Waters'': African American Religious Pluralism - Stephanie Y. Mitchem

Part Five: Impact of Religious Pluralism: II
Chapter Thirteen: From Consensus to Struggle: Pluralism and the Body Politic in Contemporary America - Charles H. Lippy
Chapter Fourteen: Piety, International Politics, and Religious Pluralism in the American Experience - Paul Boyer
Chapter Fifteen: ''Courting Anarchy''?: Religious Pluralism and the Law - Shawn Peters


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