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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Wadsworth Pub Co
Publication date February 29, 2012
Pages 350
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781133050025
ISBN-10 1133050026
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Original list price $167.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 the benefit of the author's extensive, influential scholarship in a clear manner that has proven to be readily accessible for today's undergraduates. This long-awaited new edition explores a variety recent events and developments, including increasing religious pluralism, recent religious change among Native Americans, the development of Islam in America, Jewish renewal and "post-ethnic" Judaism, the "emergent church" movement among liberal evangelicals, the expanded role of women in Catholic communities, and the growth of "new spirituality."

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Book cover for 9780534504571 Book cover for 9780534627393 Book cover for 9781133050025
 
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5th edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (February 29, 2012); titled "America: Religions and Religion"
9781133050025 | details & prices | 350 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $167.95
About: Since its first publication in 1981, AMERICA: RELIGIONS AND RELIGION has become the standard introduction to the study of American religious traditions.
4th edition from Wadsworth Pub Co (August 1, 2006); titled "America: Religions And Religion"
9780534627393 | details & prices | 326 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $184.95
About: Since its first publication in 1981, AMERICA: RELIGIONS AND RELIGION has become the standard introduction to the study of American religious traditions.
from Wadsworth Pub Co (May 1, 1998); titled "America: Religions and Religion"
9780534504571 | details & prices | 549 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $96.95
About: This introduction to religion in America by one of the most influential scholars in the field gives students the benefit of the author's extensive scholarship and research, yet is written in a clear manner that is accessible for today's undergraduates.
With Terry Smyth | from Wadsworth Pub Co (November 1, 1991)
9780534164881 | details & prices | 7.75 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 2.10 lbs | List price $56.95
This edition also contains Australian Confederates
About: Clearly written in accessible language, this text presents an introduction to religion in the United States, by one of the most influential young scholars in the field, giving students the benefit of the author's extensive scholarship and research.

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