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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

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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