Formed from This Soil : An Introduction to the Diverse History of Religion in America, Paperback / softback Book

Formed from This Soil : An Introduction to the Diverse History of Religion in America Paperback / softback

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Formed from This Soil offers a complete history of religion in America that centers on the diversity of sacred traditions and practices that have existed in the country from its earliest days. * Organized chronologically starting with the earliest Europeans searching for new routes to Asia, through to the global context of post-9/11 America of the 21st century * Includes discussion of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, political affiliations, and other elements of individual and collective identity * Incorporates recent scholarship for a nuanced history that goes beyond simple explanations of America as a Protestant society * Discusses diverse beliefs and practices that originated in the Americas as well as those that came from Europe, Asia, and Africa * Pedagogical features include numerous visual images; sidebars with specialized topics and interpretive themes; discussion questions for each chapter; a glossary of common terms; and lists of relevant resources to broaden student learning

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of religion
  • ISBN: 9781405189262

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