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Introduction

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter discusses the continuity in American religiosity between 1972 and 2008. Some might see American optimism reflected in the fact that more people believe in heaven than in ... More


African American Religious Sensibilities and the Question of the Human

Carol Wayne White

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter one commences with a thematic pattern within black religious thought that illustrates the various ways African Americans have sought to humanize their existence and flourish as a people. ... More


Introduction: In Search of a New Religious Ideal

Carol Wayne White

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter presents the major problem addressed in the book, states the thesis, and provides the context for the book, as well as its structure. Evoking W. E. B. Du Bois’s early ... More


Racial Insularity and Ethnic Faith: The Emerging Korean American Religious Elite

Jerry Z. Park

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about how Korean American Protestant students at elite universities are more likely to maintain ethnic solidarity and group identity because of hybridized ethnoreligion. In the ... More


Historical Context

Gustavo S.J. Morello

in Lived Religion in Latin America: An Enchanted Modernity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197579626
eISBN:
9780197579664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579626.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a historical account that helps us to understand Latin America’s religious present. Latin American religious history gives us a better understanding of the Latin American ... More


Introduction: An American Spiritual Pilgrimage

Elizabeth Drescher

in Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America's Nones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199341221
eISBN:
9780190263331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341221.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The spiritual lives of American Nones follow a path of religious creativity and invention common to not only Nones but also “Somes,” as one might call the religiously affiliated. The author’s journey ... More


Conclusions

Gustavo S.J. Morello

in Lived Religion in Latin America: An Enchanted Modernity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197579626
eISBN:
9780197579664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579626.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines what we learn from the religious experience of these Latin American respondents of lower socioeconomic status: religion as a relationship, and Latin American modernity as a ... More


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