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Immigrant Faiths Transforming Religious Life in America

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ISBN-10: 0759108161

ISBN-13: 9780759108165

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jennifer Holdaway, Alex Stepick, Karen I. Leonard, Manuel A. V�squez

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Recent immigrants are creating their own unique religious communities within existing denominations or developing hybrid identities that combine strands of several faiths or traditions. These changes call for new thinking among both scholars of religion and scholars of migration. Immigrant Faiths responds to these changes with fresh thinking from new and established scholars from a wide range of disciplines. Covering groups from across the U.S. and a range of religious traditions, Immigrant Faiths provides a needed overview to this expanding subfield.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 3/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 266
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Alex Stepick is Professor of Sociology at Portland State University and Professor of Global and Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University, where he also is Director of the Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy.

Manuel A. V�squez, Associate Professor at the University of Florida is the author of The Brazilian Popular Church and the Crisis of Modernity and co-author of Globalizing the Sacred: Religion Across the Americas.

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