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New Faiths, Old Fears Muslims and Other Asian Immigrants in American Religious Life

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ISBN-10: 0231115210

ISBN-13: 9780231115216

Edition: 2004

Authors: Bruce B. Lawrence

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Dealing with the period from 1965 onwards, Bruce Lawrence's study shows how race, religion and immigration have shaped American civil society. The study reveals that since the Hart-Celler Immigration Act of 1965 the traditional Asian religions have grown faster than Christianity.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Bruce B. Lawrence is Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Humanities Professor and professor of Islamic studies at Duke University. He is author of New Faiths, Old Fears: Muslims and Other Asian Immigrants in American Religious Life.

Preface
New Faiths, Old Fears
Introduction
American Religion as Commodity Culture
Civil Society and Immigrants
New Immigrants as Pariahs
Religious Options for Urban Immigrants
Reimagining Religious Pluralism
Conclusion
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index