Portraits of Twelve Religious Communities
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Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.90" tall
American Congregations, Volume 1:Portraits of Twelve Religious Communitieschronicles the founding, growth, and development of congregations that represent the diverse and complex reality of American local religious cultures. Some, like Center Church in New Haven, trace their stories back to colonial times. Others, like the Swaminarayan Hindu temple in suburban Chicago, are recent attempts to create local religious worlds. Ranging from congregations of Lebanese Muslims in Northern Canada to Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City, the essays convey the distinctive character of each congregation and provide vivid evidence of the importance of congregations in daily life. "This study refreshingly More...
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