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America's ChurchThe National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Thomas A. Tweed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The National Shrine in Washington, D.C., has been deeply loved, blithely ignored, and passionately criticized. It has been praised as a “dazzling jewel” and dismissed as a “towering Byzantine beach ... More

America's GodFrom Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the emergence – and then the broad effects – of a singularly American synthesis of convictions. That synthesis of evangelical Protestant religion, republican political ideology, and ... More

The American Catholic RevolutionHow the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Mark S. Massa, SJ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the Catholic participation in the “Long Sixties” in the United States, a decade that, for Catholic Americans, began in 1964 (the year the first reforms mandated by the Second ... More

American GenerosityWho Gives and Why

American Generosity: Who Gives and Why

Patricia Snell Herzog and Heather Price

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190456498
eISBN:
9780190456528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book answers what, how much, who, where, and why questions of generous activities. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach that defines generosity as expressed through multiple forms of ... More

American GurusFrom Transcendentalism to New Age Religion

American Gurus: From Transcendentalism to New Age Religion

Arthur Versluis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199368136
eISBN:
9780190201951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368136.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

By the early twenty-first century, a phenomenon that once was inconceivable had become nearly commonplace in American society: the American public spiritual teacher who does not belong to, or at ... More

American Methodist Worship

American Methodist Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers a comprehensive examination and analysis of American Methodist worship, tracing its evolution from John Wesley to the end of the twentieth century. Attention is paid to the ... More

American PossessionsFighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

American Possessions: Fighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

Sean McCloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190205355
eISBN:
9780190205386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines contemporary American religious culture through the themes of a “consuming convert’s republic,” “the haunted present,” and “the therapeutic.” The work argues that US religious ... More

American PragmatismA Religious Genealogy

American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

M. Gail Hamner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The development of pragmatism is the most important achievement in the history of American philosophy. M. Gail Hamner here examines the European roots of the movement in a search for what makes ... More

American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

John Wigger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis Asbury (1745–1816) is one of the most important religious leaders in American history. He guided the creation of the American Methodist church, the largest church in nineteenth-century ... More

The American Soul RushEsalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

Marion Goldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732878
eISBN:
9780814733387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732878.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Yoga, humanistic psychology, meditation, holistic healing: these practices are commonplace today, yet before the early 1960s they were atypical options for most people outside of the upper class or ... More

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