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story of America"s religions.

Hartzell Spence

story of America"s religions.

by Hartzell Spence

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sects -- United States,
    • United States -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAmerica"s religions.
      StatementPublished in co-operation with the editors of Look magazine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516.5 .S7 1960a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination258 p.
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5812394M
      LC Control Number60051671
      OCLC/WorldCa3102472

        A searing book of essays by one of America’s favorite authors, this influential text from the emerging civil rights movement details intersectionality between race, religion, and more. "In a new book, Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secret Religion, author Janet Reitman tell the fascinating history of the mysterious organization and its members." - "[a] meticulously researched history and revealing exposé, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous.

      As shown by the following passages — adapted from Noel Rae’s new book The Great Stain, which uses firsthand accounts to tell the story of slavery in America — for the religion of this. "The book's fine scholarly grain allows several sides of the story to shine through at once, yet Religion in American Politics: A Short History also paints a welcome big picture The book's most encouraging aspect is its sensitive treatment of diversity within religious traditions.

      In Americas Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-First Century, Peter W. Williams sets out to present a narrative account of the religious life of the United States by simultaneously recognizing that each religious community has its own unique character and story /5(3). The Universalist Church of America was founded by John Murray in , followed by the American Unitarian Association in While neither denomination was new when it arrived in the U.S., in , they merged to form the Unitarian Universalist Association in , which is a non-creedal movement with a liberal Christian background. However.


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Story of America"s religions by Hartzell Spence Download PDF EPUB FB2

Leigh Eric Schmidt is professor of religion at Princeton University and the co-author with Edwin S. Gaustad of The Religious History of America. Widely published as a cultural historian, essayist, and reviewer, he has won book prizes from the American Studies Association, the American Society of Church History, and the American Academy of Religion/5(51).

Founded by wayward science-fiction writer and historical revisionist par excellence L. Ron Hubbard, "America's Most Secretive Religion" is perhaps best known for high-profile adherents like Tom Cruise and John Travolta, but its tenets, processes, and internal organization form a story as surprising and captivating as that of any investigative work released this year/5().

The Mormon religion was officially founded in when The Book of Mormon was published. Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the. Very good book that gives a general overview of America's religious history.

Beginning from the first European explorers and settlers upon the New World and ending with the great mass of plurality of religious faith and spirituality that makes America distinct from the rest of the world/5. The Religion in Early America exhibit tells that story in part through a pair of saddlebags, once belonging to a former slaveholder named Freeborn Garretson, a plantation owner and man of wealth in.

This fascinating new book reflects the results of the turmoil and change in the religions of America since Leo Rosten first wrote about them.

The first section consists of nineteen articles by distinguished men, each one a recognized authority on the creed for which he speaks, setting forth the clear and candid stories of our own faiths and those of our neighbors.

All religions are covered. Books shelved as american-religious-history: The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark A. Noll, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern.

Native American religions, religious beliefs and sacramental practices of the indigenous peoples of North and South America.

Until the s it was commonly assumed that the religions of the surviving Native Americans were little more than curious anachronisms, dying remnants of humankind’s traditions lacked sacred texts and fixed doctrines or moral codes and were.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of o results for Books: "History of religion". The real story of religion in America’s past is an often awkward, frequently embarrassing and occasionally bloody tale that most civics books and high-school texts either paper over or shunt to the.

Throughout American history, religion and entertainment have influenced each other and have intersected in fascinating ways. Native American rituals and games entertained and inspired.

Early white settlers like the Puritans, though defining their faith over and against profane pastimes, engaged in sport, play, and elaborate storytelling. Still, stark contrasts appeared in the 17th and 18th. Kidd begins the book with three sentences that identify a thread running throughout America’s Religious History: “The story of American religion is a study in contrasts.

Secular clashes with the sacred; demagoguery with devotion. Perhaps most conspicuously, religious vitality has existed alongside religious violence.”.

The story of America's religions. [Hartzell Spence] -- Essays on the beliefs, history and practices of major religious groups represented in the United States Reprinted from Look Magazine.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The Mormon religion is predicated on what are said to be historical events such as the First Vision of Joseph Smith and the historicity of the Book of Mormon, which describes a detailed pre-Columbian history of the Americas.

Joseph Fielding Smith, the tenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), declared that "Mormonism, as it is called, must stand or fall. The story of Native America isn’t over, he writes; Indians have not vanished, and, despite all the well-known problems, there is a thriving vitality.

The story of religions in America (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The story of religions in America. True story.) 4) America’s God, from Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln by Mark Noll.

The beginning of this is slow going. But the last – pages, which explains how Americans ever came to defend slavery and use the Bible in the process, are masterful.

5) Revivalism and Social Reform in Mid-Nineteenth-Century America by Timothy Smith. Best Book Award from the Communal Studies Association The captivating story of the people of Heaven’s Gate, a religious group focused on transcending humanity and the Earth, and seeking salvation in the literal heavens on board a UFO.

In Marchthirty-nine people in Rancho Santa Fe, California, ritually terminated their lives. Religion and the Founding of the American Republic Fox's Book of Martyrs.

Rogers was a Catholic priest who converted to Protestantism in the s under the influence of William Tyndale and assisted in the publication of Tyndale's English translations of the Bible. Burned alive at Smithfield on February 4,Rogers became the "first. Hartzell Spence established his reputation for telling a story well with One Foot in Heaven, and ever since he has been adding to it.

This time he had a valuable assist from Look magazine, which footed the bill for a research project involving the major religious groups that have made a significant contribution to American tradition and mores. And Look had first chance at the result by. The story of America's religions (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!

The story of America's religions.America was exceptional in its willingness to embrace diverse religions and was the first western nation to be founded predominately by Protestants rather than Roman Catholics. In fact, religious freedom plays a significant role in the history of the United States.The parts of the book that form a straightforward essay on religion in America are wise, sympathetic, and vividly written.

But his weaving of this account into the story of France's long obsession with America is fascinating in its own right, and casts light on the larger theme.