The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History Hardback
Edited by Kathryn (Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Stanford University) Gin Lum, Paul (Professor of History and Presidential Teaching Scholar, University of Colorado) Harvey
Part of the Oxford Handbooks series
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History brings together a number of established scholars, as well as younger scholars on the rise, to provide a scholarly overview for those interested in the role of religion and race in American history.
Thirty-four scholars from the fields of History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, and more investigate the complex interdependencies of religion and race from pre-Columbian origins to thepresent.
The volume addresses the religious experience, social realities, theologies, and sociologies of racialized groups in American religious history, as well as the ways that religious myths, institutions, and practices contributed to their racialization.
Part One begins with a broad introductory survey outlining some of the major terms and explaining the intersections of race and religions in various traditions and cultures across time.
Part Two provides chronologically arranged accounts of specific historical periods that follow a narrative of religion and race through four-plus centuries.
Taken together, The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History provides a reliable scholarly text and resource to summarize and guidework in this subject, and to help make sense of contemporary issues and dilemmas.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 632 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 01/05/2018
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9780190221171