America's Religions From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century

ISBN-10: 025207551X
ISBN-13: 9780252075513
Edition: 3rd 2008
List price: $39.00 Buy it from $3.33
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: In this comprehensive survey, Williams offers concise descriptions of the background, beliefs, practices, and leaders of America's most influential and distinctive religious movements and denominations. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third  More...

Used Starting from $19.70
New Starting from $46.55
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Ethics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Business Law Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $39.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 8/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

In this comprehensive survey, Williams offers concise descriptions of the background, beliefs, practices, and leaders of America's most influential and distinctive religious movements and denominations. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition ofAmerica's Religionsincludes thirty-eight new illustrations of key persons in American religious history and notable places of worship.

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Topical Guide to Chapters
Introduction: Telling Stories
The Traditions
Oral Traditions
The Varieties of Native American Religious Life
The African Background of New World Religions
The Mediterranean Matrix
Judaism and the Emergence of Historical Religion
The Jewish Tradition
From the Religion of the Hebrews to the Restoration of Israel
Christianity East and West
The Eastern Orthodox Tradition
The Roman Catholic Tradition
Western Catholicism from the Time of Constantine
The Reformation Era: The Sundering of Western Christendom and the Emergence of the Protestant Traditions
The Lutheran Tradition
The Anglican Tradition
Calvinism and the Reformed Tradition
The Radical Reformation and the Anabaptist Tradition
Early America: Europeans, Colonials, and Traditional Peoples Before the Revolution
Colonial Anglicans
New England Puritans
Presbyterians and Other Reformed Churches
The Society of Friends (Quakers)
John Wesley and the Rise of Methodism
The Great Awakening and the Baptist Tradition
The Origins of Modern Religious Liberalism
Anabaptists and Pietists in Pennsylvania
Jews and Catholics in Early America
Christian Missions to the North American Indians
Religious Community Formation in the New Republic
Toward Independence
The Revolution and the Constitution
White Evangelicalism
The Second Great Awakening(s)
Moral Reform, Antislavery, and Civil War
The Culture of Antebellum Evangelicalism
Alternative Protestant Patterns
Liturgical Protestantism: Lutherans and Episcopalians in Changing Worlds
Religion in the Slave Community
"Freedom's Ferment": New Religious Movements
Unitarianism, Transcendentalism, and Universalism
New World Space and Time: Restorationist, Millennial, and Communitarian Movements
New World Revelation: Joseph Smith and the Rise of the Mormons
The End of the Frontier and the Rise of the City
The Adjustments of Protestantism
Victorian Evangelicals
Protestant Liberalism and the Social Gospel
Anglican Renaissance
Reactions to Modernity: Fundamentalism, Holiness, Pentecostalism
Religion in the South
Traditions in Transition: European Immigrants
American Catholicism: From Ethnic Pluralism to Institutional Unity
Eastern Christianity in America
Ethnic Diversity and Denominationalism in American Judaism
Old and New Frontiers
Native American New Religions
Black Nationalism and New Urban Religions
Health, Wealth, and Metaphysics
The Twentieth Century and Beyond: Further Encounters with Modernity and Pluralism
Neo-Orthodoxy and Ecumenism: The Foundations of "Mainline" Protestantism
"Mainline" Protestantism in the Later Twentieth Century
Conservative Protestantism: Culture and Politics
Mormons and the "Mainstream"
Traditions and Structures in the American Jewish Community
Jewish Identity and Jewish Culture in Twentieth-Century America
Vatican II and the End of the Catholic "Ghetto"
Roman Catholic Education, Thought, and Culture
The Religions of Spanish-Speaking Peoples
African American Christianity: "Eyes on the Prize"
Islam in the United States
Asian Traditions and American Transformations
Liberalism, Radicalism, and Secularism
Popular Religion in New Keys
Conclusion: Culture Wars and Great Awakenings
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×