5 edition of Minority religions in America found in the catalog.
Minority religions in America
William Joseph Whalen
|Statement||William J. Whalen.|
|LC Classifications||BR516.5 .W438 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 226 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||226|
|LC Control Number||81003664|
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Anyone interested in understanding the reality of minority religions in a majoritarian America should run, not walk, to the nearest bookstore (or computer terminal) and buy this book and read it.
And in the gentle spirit of its author, take up the challenge that Barner-Barry presents to all of us/5(2). Minority religions in America.
[William Joseph Whalen] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Joseph Whalen. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: This fascinating new book reflects the results of the turmoil and change in the religions of America since Leo Rosten first wrote about them.
The first section consists of nineteen articles by distinguished men, each one a recognized authority on the creed for which he speaks, setting forth the clear and candid stories of our own faiths and those of our neighbors.
All religions are covered Cited by: America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity Book Summary: Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, and adherents of other non-Western religions have become a significant presence in the United States in recent years.
Yet many Americans continue to regard the United States as a Christian society. Anyone interested in understanding the reality of minority religions in a majoritarian America should run, not walk, to the nearest bookstore (or computer terminal) and buy this book and read it. And in the gentle spirit of its author, take up the challenge that Barner-Barry presents to all of us.
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Minority religions in America by Whalen, William Joseph. Publication date Topics Sects Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by PhanS on Ap SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms Pages: Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion.
Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries. Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United States.
Opinion: Minority religions need public presence "A decision that requires the government to forego any interaction with religion, will disproportionately hurt practitioners of minority faiths.".
At the heart of American studies is the idea of America itself. Here, Buck looks at the religious significance of America by examining those religions that have attached some kind of spiritual meaning to America. The author explores how American Protestantism-and nine minority faiths-have projected America into the mainstream of world history by defining-and by redefining-America's world role.5/5(1).
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Minority religions in America by William Joseph Whalen,Alba House edition, in English - Rev. : Religious freedom is one of America’s most fundamental liberties and a central principle upon which our nation was founded.
Unfortunately, though, throughout this country’s history almost every religious group has been the target of discrimination at one point or another. Tolerance and fairness have generally prevailed, but only after principled voices have transcended prejudice and hatred.
A minority religion is a religion held by a minority of the population of a country, state, or region. Minority religions may be subject to stigma or example of a stigma is using the term cult with its extremely negative connotations for certain new religious movements.
People who belong to a minority religion may be subject to discrimination and prejudice, especially when Altaic: Turkic-Mongolic, Tengrism, Burkhanism. This book explores the authorized bias in the USA towards Paganism and different non-Christian religions.
Regardless of being some of the religiously numerous nations in the world, the U.S. authorized system developed when the inhabitants was predominantly Christian. Minority Religions in a Majoritarian America Pdf. Contemporary.
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Many minority religions existed in America in the past. They have had interactions with the dominant religion and must have influenced the secular and freethought community over time.
Islam and Judaism have had impacts on the political and social landscape of the United States of America. The Bible is a book which teaches man his own. The author explores how American Protestantism-and nine minority faiths-have projected America into the mainstream of world history by defining-and by redefining-America's world role.
Surveying the religious myths and visions of America of ten religions, Buck shows how minority faiths have redefined America's sense of national : $ Contemporary Paganism book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book explores the legal bias in the United States against /5.
The history of religion in the United States begins in with the American Revolution. For religion in North America before that, see the histories of particular colonies or the traditions of the continent's diverse Indigenous peoples.
Historians debate how influential .This book explores the legal bias in the United States against Paganism and other non-Christian religions. Despite being one of the most religiously diverse countries in the world, the U.S. legal system developed when the population was predominantly Christian."Finding Mecca in America weaves social theory and concrete ethnography into a significant contribution on Muslims in the United States, illuminating broader questions about the integration of minority and immigrant groups along the way.
This is an important work and a joy to read.".