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Immigrant faiths : transforming religious life in America

Author: Karen I Leonard
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Altamira Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent immigrants are creating their own unique religious communities within existing denominations or developing hybrid identities that combine strands of several faiths or traditions. Covering  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen I Leonard
ISBN: 9780759108172 9780759108165 075910817X 0759108161
OCLC Number: 612110049
Description: 259 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction 2 God is Apparently Not Dead: The Obvious, the Emergent, and the Unknown in Immigration and Religion 3 "Brought Together Upon Our Own Continent": Race, Religion, and Evangelical Nationalism in American Baptist Home Missions 1865-1900 4 Daddy Grace: an Immigrant's Story 5 Ritual Transformations in Okinawan Immigrant Communities 6 Religion and the Maintenance of Ethnicity among Immigrants? A Comparison of Indian Hindus and Korean Protestants 7 Changing Religious Practices among Cambodian Immigrants in Long Beach and Seattle 8 Religion and Transnational Migration in the New Chinatown 9 The Protestant Ethic and the Dis-Spirit of Vodou 10 Structural and Cultural Hybrids: Religious Congregational Life and Public Participation of Mexicans in the New South 11 Historicizing and Materializing the Study of Religion: The Contribution of Migration Studies 12 INDEX 13 ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Responsibility: edited by Karen I. Leonard [und weitere].
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These studies highlight pliable and pragmatic understandings of religion, point out transnational religious networks, and emphasize religion's role in preserving immigrants' languages and cultural Read more...

 
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