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American culture and religion

Sweet, William Warren

American culture and religion

six essays.

by Sweet, William Warren

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Published by Southern Methodist University Press in Dallas .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Religion.,
    • United States -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Southwestern University lectures for 1947
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516 .S95
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p.
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6087533M
      LC Control Number51002143
      OCLC/WorldCa29394463

      Religion Online is designed to assist teachers, scholars and general “seekers” who are interested in exploring religious issues. Its aim is to develop an extensive library of resources, representing many different points of view, but all written from the perspective of sound scholarship. The University of California Press publishes Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation, based out of The Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture which was established in at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The Center is a research and public outreach institute that supports the ongoing.

        RELIGION AND AMERICAN CULTURE focuses on the relationship of religion to the social and cultural dynamics of American history. Because most survey texts provide only brief coverage of this topic, Marsden's narrative is designed to explore the role of religion in American : $ The notion of culture, and American culture, creates a focus and exploration into what it means to be an American. Cultural diversity, multiculturalism, racism, cultural sensitivity and political correctness add to the plethora of considerations in determining what this culture is. American culture comprises a pattern of real cultural diversity.

      Religion and Culture in North America, – Native American religions, religious beliefs and sacramental practices of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Until the s it was commonly assumed that the religions of the surviving Native Americans were little more than curious anachronisms, dying remnants of humankind’s childhood.


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