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Author LeBeau, Bryan F., author
Title A history of religion in America : from the end of the Civil War to the twenty-first century / Bryan F. Le Beau
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BL2525 L442 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001320795
Descript xiii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- The challenges of immigration, growth, and diversity -- Industrialization, urbanization, and the social gospel, here and abroad -- Science versus religion : action and reaction -- Religion in America between the world wars -- Religion in post-World War II America, 1945 to 1960 -- Religion in an age of turmoil - the 1960s and 1970s -- An equal and opposite reaction : conservative retrenchment in the 1980s and 1990s -- Whither religion in the twenty-first century?
A History of Religion in America: From the End of the Civil War to the Twenty-First Century provides comprehensive coverage of the history of religion in America from the end of the American Civil War to religion in post 9/11 America. The volume explores major religious groups in the United States and examines the following topics: The aftermath of the American Civil War; Immigration's impact on American religion; The rise of the social gospel; The fundamentalist response; Religion in Cold War America; The 1960s counterculture and the backlash; Religion in Post-9/11 America. Chronologically arranged and integrating various religious developments into a coherent historical narrative, this book also contains useful chapter summaries and review questions. Designed for undergraduate religious studies and history students A History of Religion in America provides a substantive and comprehensive introduction to the complexity of religion in American history
Subject United States -- Religion -- 19th century
United States -- Religion -- 20th century
United States -- Religion -- 21st century
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