World Religions in America: An Introduction

By Jacob Neusner, editor

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The textbook for high school or undergraduate courses was first published in 1994 and is revised here from the 2003 edition with new chapters on the Unification Church, New Thought, and women and religion in America. Previous material also been updated and rearranged into a more logical sequence of topics; timelines of important events and people have been added; and sidebars now describe key movements or controversies, contain personal accounts of believers, and cite print and electronic sources for further study. Contributors identified only by name cover Christian foundations, other Middle Eastern monotheistic traditions, recent arrivals from Asia, religions made or adapted in the US, and issues in American religion.

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