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eBook Popular Religion in America: Symbolic Change and the Modernization Process in Historical Perspective epub

by Peter W. Williams

eBook Popular Religion in America: Symbolic Change and the Modernization Process in Historical Perspective epub
  • ISBN: 0252060733
  • Author: Peter W. Williams
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: World
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; Reprint edition (May 1, 1989)
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • ePUB size: 1335 kb
  • FB2 size 1322 kb
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The book's most immediate contribution is the lucid and rather graceful way that enormously complex notions, such as culture, symbol, modernization, religion, and, of course, popular religion, are unfolded in the American historical context. - Journal of the Church and State.

The book's most immediate contribution is the lucid and rather graceful way that enormously complex notions, such as culture, symbol, modernization, religion, and, of course, popular religion, are unfolded in the American historical context.

Xiv, 244 pages ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index

Xiv, 244 pages ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction: Popular religion and its study - Traditional religions and the clash of cultures - American folk religions and their transformations - Popular religion and the modern world - Post-Modern, Post-Puritan: religion in mass society - Some concluding observations.

Popular Religion in America book. I for one am glad he combined scholarship and "Williams provides a thought-provoking overview of popular religion in America that will intrigue specialist and student alike. He has both answered many questions and raised important new ones on the nature and development of American popular religion. - Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion "Pioneering. I for one am glad he combined scholarship and chutzpah for this modestly immodest first word.

Williams provides a thought-provoking overview of popular religion in America that will intrigue specialist and student alike. He has both answered many questions and raised important new ones on the nature and development of American popular religion

Williams provides a thought-provoking overview of popular religion in America that will intrigue specialist and student alike. - Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

By Peter W. Williams. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989. Full text views reflects the number of PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views. Abstract views reflect the number of visits to the article landing page.

Popular Religion in America: Symbolic Change and the Modernization Process in Historical Perspective.

Popular Religion in America: Symbolic Change and the Modernization Process in Historical Perspective. Due in part to immigration, religion in contemporary America is more religiously and racially diverse than ever before. Religion, race, and immigration in contemporary America. Much of this diversity remains hidden, since many American congregations remain racially and ethnically segregated

In his 1989 book Popular Religion in America: Symbolic Change and the Modernization Process in Historical Perspective Miami University professor Peter W. Williams stated that over time the movement became more routinized and more resembles "such 'cultic' religions on th. .

A classroom perennial and comprehensive guide, America's Religions lays out the background, beliefs, practices, and .

A classroom perennial and comprehensive guide, America's Religions lays out the background, beliefs, practices, and leaders of the nation's religious movements and denominations.

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