Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions

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  • Author : Henri Gooren
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 1665 pages
  • ISBN : 9783319270777
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Latin American Religions

Latin American Religions
  • Author : Anna L. Peterson,Manuel A. Vasquez
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 03 August 2008
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Before Columbus, the Americas were populated by many indigenous cultures, with a great diversity of religions. After 1492, European governments and churches dominated religious life. While Roman Catholicism was the official religion, great religious hybridization occurred, mixing European, indigenous, and often African traditions into distinctly New World forms. Latin American Religions provides an introduction through documents to the historical development and contemporary expressions of religious life in South and Central America, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. A central feature of this

America Religions and Religion

America  Religions  and Religion
  • Author : Catherine L. Albanese
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 20 September 1999
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Since its first publication in 1981, AMERICA: RELIGIONS AND RELIGION has become the standard introduction to the study of American religious traditions. Written by one of the foremost scholars in the field of American religions, this textbook has introduced thousands of students to the rich religious diversity that has always been a hallmark of the American religious experience. Beginning with native American religious traditions and following the course of America's religious history up to the present day, this text gives students

Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions

Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions
  • Author : Henri Gooren
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 August 2019
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This encyclopedia provides an overview of the main religions of Latin America and the Caribbean, both its centralized transnational expressions and its local variants and schisms. These main religions include (but are not limited to) the major expressions of Christianity (Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Pentecostalism, Mormonism, and Jehovah’s Witnesses), indigenous religions (Native American, Maya religion), syncretic Christianity (including Afro-Brazilian religions like Umbanda and Candomblé and Afro-Caribbean religions like Vodun and Santería), other world religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam), transnational

America s Religions

America s Religions
  • Author : Peter W. Williams
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 20 September 1990
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In a review in the Journal of Religion, the famed Martin Marty characterized Peter Williams as a productive wonder and America's Religions: Traditions and Cultures as a rich resource for readers who would like a 'state of the art' comment on the abundant religious phenomena which surround them.Writing in Religion and American Culture, Stephen J. Stein said the book is not a story of religion in isolation from the rest of American life, but a work that has as

Teaching African American Religions

Teaching African American Religions
  • Author : Carolyn M. Jones,Theodore Louis Trost
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 20 September 2021
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The variety & complexity of its traditions make African American religion a difficult topic to teach at undergraduate level. The essays in this volume offer practical, innovative ways to teach this subject in a variety of settings.

Asian American Religions

Asian American Religions
  • Author : Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 01 May 2004
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Nervous, inexperienced, confused. For most, losing your virginity is one of life's most significant moments, always to be remembered. Of course, experiences vary, but Laura Carpenter asks: Is there an ideal way to lose it? What would constitute a “positive” experience? What often compels the big step? And, further, what does “going all the way” really mean for young gays and lesbians? In this first comprehensive study of virginity loss, Carpenter teases out the complexities of all things virgin by

The American Religious Experience

The American Religious Experience
  • Author : Lynn Bridgers
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 19 January 2006
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The American Religious Experience is an accessible and unique rendition of American religious history. Focusing on Christianity in America, it also integrates the inter-religious, inter-denominational and multi-cultural dimensions of American religious history. The book unfolds consistent tensions between dominant streams of American Christianity and groups relegated to the periphery - groups with roots in visionary traditions, emotionalized religious practice, or ethnic and racial perspectives.

Children and Childhood in American Religions

Children and Childhood in American Religions
  • Author : Don S. Browning,Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 16 February 2009
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Whether First Communion or bar mitzvah, religious traditions play a central role in the lives of many American children. In this collection of essays, leading scholars reveal for the first time how various religions interpret, reconstruct, and mediate their traditions to help guide children and their parents in navigating the opportunities and challenges of American life. The book examines ten religions, among other topics: How the Catholic Church confronts the tension between its teachings about children and actual practic The

Native American Religions

Native American Religions
  • Author : Rob Staeger
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 September 2014
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While Native American religious beliefs vary from tribe to tribe, the one thing they have in common is a belief in a higher power. This power has many names: Manitou, Wakanda, Sila, or even just the Great Spirit. This book discusses the various beliefs held by tribes in each region of the Americas. It also describes some of the important rituals practiced in each religion.

Mexican American Religions

Mexican American Religions
  • Author : Gastón Espinosa,Mario T. García
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 01 January 2009
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This collection presents a rich, multidisciplinary inquiry into the role of religion in the Mexican American community. Breaking new ground by analyzing the influence of religion on Mexican American literature, art, activism, and popular culture, it makes the case for the establishment of Mexican American religious studies as a distinct, recognized field of scholarly inquiry. Scholars of religion, Latin American, and Chicano/a studies as well as of sociology, anthropology, and literary and performance studies, address several broad themes. Taking