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The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History
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The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Paul Harvey and Edward Blum

Abstract

The first guide to American religious history from colonial times to the present, this anthology covers major themes and topics in the development of the diverse religious traditions of the United States. These include the growth and spread of evangelicalism, the mutual influence of religion and politics, the rise of fundamentalism, the role of gender and popular culture, and the problems and possibilities of pluralism. Geared toward general readers, students, researchers, and scholars, it provides concise yet broad surveys of specific fields, with an extensive glossary and bibliographies list ... More

Keywords: religious history, religious traditions, evangelicalism, fundamentalism, gender, popular culture, pluralism, religious culture, United States, religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780231140201
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Harvey, editor
University of Colorado

Edward Blum, editor

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