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new religious America

Diana L. Eck

new religious America

how a "Christian country" has become the world"s most religiously diverse nation

by Diana L. Eck

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Religion

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    StatementDiana L. Eck
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p.
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22135397M

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Diana Eck's book, A New Religious America is an eye-opener. After studying how religious diversity plays out socially and spiritually in India, she discovered that the United States is now the most religiously diverse nation in the world.

She launched the Pluralism Project to Cited by: Book Summary. A portrait of the diversity of religion in modern America, complete with engaging characters, fascinating stories, the tragedy of misunderstanding and hatred, and the hope of new friendships, offering a road map to guide us all in the richly diverse America of the twenty-first century.

Diana Eck's book, A New Religious America is an eye-opener. After studying how religious diversity plays out socially and spiritually in India, she discovered that the United States is now the most religiously diverse nation in the world.

She launched the Pluralism Project to study this phenomenon, a project that continues.4/5(41). A New Religious America book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Why Understanding America's Religious Landscape Is the Most /5. It is the new immigrants, Eck writes, who have transformed the United States into the most religious pluralistic society ever. And this task is far from complete, as a million more non-Europeans. A New Religious America How a "Christian Country" Has Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation.

by Diana L. Eck. On Sale: 05/28/ A New Religious America should also cure its readers of any tendency toward unthinking adulation of our history. Eck describes the crushing of Native American spiritual traditions; the Chinese Exclusion Act of ; the denaturalization of Bhagat Singh Thind and 69 other Indians (mostly Sikhs) who had obtained citizenship; American refusal Author: Virginia Ramey Mollenkott.

Diana L. Eck’s religious sociology book, A New Religious America: How a “Christian Country” Has Become the World’s Most Religiously Diverse Nation (), considers America’s religious landscape and how it has changed so much over the last century.

The book received widespread critical praise upon publication for its daring subject. A New Religious America challenges all Americans to embrace the astonishing religious diversity that now animates the nation.

Los Angeles Times [An] intelligent introduction to religious life outside American churches and : HarperCollins Publishers. A new religious America: how a "Christian country" has now become the world's most religiously diverse nation User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

America has always been a fundamentally Christian or "Judaeo-Christian" country with a few atheists and agnostics included.5/5(1). A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing ics identify a variety of characteristics which they employ in categorizing groups as new religious movements.

The new religious movements experience in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This ambitious undertaking covers the most significant historical and modern religious movements in America, where Constitutional protection of religious freedom has inspired a true diversity of.

The paperback edition of the book by Paul Taylor and the Pew Research Center, updated with nearly pages of new text and charts. Now available in paperback and e-book from these and other retailers: Barnes and Noble IndieBound America is in the throes of two simultaneous. A NEW RELIGIOUS AMERICA: How a "Christian Country" Has Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation Diana L.

Eck, Author. Harper San Francisco $26 (p) ISBN Get this from a library. The new religious movements experience in America. [Eugene V Gallagher] -- "This work is ideal for anyone - students, parent, and teachers - who wish to gain a deeper understanding of new religious movements in America.

New religious have always been part of the American. For ten years, I have gone out looking for the religious neighbors of a new America. As a scholar, I have done what is probably the social equivalent of calling up and inviting myself, a stranger, to dinner.

I have celebrated the Sikh New Year's festival of Baisakhi with a community in Fairfax County, Virginia. From the book A NEW RELIGIOUS AMERICA by Diana L.

Eck, which is published by HarperSanFrancisco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc., and available wherever books are sold. © by Diana. The current record for the highest-priced printed book is not a Gutenberg Bible or a First Folio of Shakespeare but a copy of John James Audubon’s “Birds of America,” which sold for $ The academic study of new religious movements is known as new religions studies (NRS).

The study draws from the disciplines of anthropology, psychiatry, history, psychology, sociology, religious studies, and theology. Eileen Barker noted that there are five sources of information on new religious movements (NRMs): the information provided by such groups themselves, that provided by ex-members.

Get this from a library. New religious movements and religious liberty in America. [Derek Davis; Barry Hankins;] -- "As America becomes increasingly pluralistic, with more and more groups contributing to the nation's religious mosaic, new religious movements may well play an increasing role in the course of.

Religions of America presents scholars and researchers with more thanpages of content that follow the development of religions and religious movements born in the U.S. from to Derived from numerous collections, most notably the American Religions Collection at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Religions of America traces the history and unique characteristics of.America and the Challenges of Religious Diversity looks not only at how we have adapted to diversity in the past, but at the ways rank-and-file Americans, clergy, and other community leaders are responding today.

Drawing from a new national survey and hundreds of in-depth qualitative interviews, this book is the first systematic effort to. The new book, Disestablishment and Religious Dissent: Church-State Relations in the New American States,outlines what drove disestablishment of religion in the original 13 states and other early states and territories, challenging conventional wisdom about the causes, writes Professor John R.

Vile in a book review.