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Religious Pluralism in America The Contentious History of a Founding Ideal

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ISBN-10: 0300105169

ISBN-13: 9780300105162

Edition: 2004

Authors: William R. Hutchison

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Religious toleration is enshrined in the American constitution, but religious diversity has had a complicated history in the US. In 1800 the country was overwhelmingly Protestant, but successive waves of Catholic, Jewish, Muslim & Hindu immigrants have challenged the original vision.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880

Introduction: Religious Pluralism as a Work in Progress
"Here Are No Disputes": Reputation and Realities in the New Republic
Just Behave Yourself: Pluralism as Selective Tolerance
Marching to Zion: The Protestant Establishment as a Unifying Force
"Repentance for Our Social Sins": Adjustments Within the Establishment
In (Partway) from the Margins: Pluralism as Inclusion
Surviving a While Longer: The Establishment Under Stress in the Early Twentieth Century
"Don't Change Your Name": Early Assaults on the Melting Pot Ideal
Protestant-Catholic-Jew: New Mainstream, Gropings Toward a New Pluralism
Whose America Is It Anyway? The Sixties and After