New PDF release: America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-first

By Peter W. Williams

ISBN-10: 0252039610

ISBN-13: 9780252039614

ISBN-10: 0252081129

ISBN-13: 9780252081125

A lecture room perennial and accomplished consultant, America's Religions lays out the history, ideals, practices, and leaders of the nation's non secular pursuits and denominations. The fourth version, completely revised and up-to-date via Peter W. Williams, attracts at the most recent scholarship. as well as reconsidering the historical past of America's mainline faiths, it delves into modern matters like religion's effect on politics and trade; the more and more excessive profile of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam; Mormonism's access into the mainstream; and battles over homosexual marriage and ordination.

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