The Resource A nation of religions : the politics of pluralism in multireligious America, edited by Stephen Prothero, (electronic book)

A nation of religions : the politics of pluralism in multireligious America, edited by Stephen Prothero, (electronic book)

Label
A nation of religions : the politics of pluralism in multireligious America
Title
A nation of religions
Title remainder
the politics of pluralism in multireligious America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen Prothero
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The US has been described as a nation of immigrants, but it is also a nation of religions in which Muslims and Methodists, Buddhists and Baptists live and work side by side. This book explores that nation of religions, focusing on how four arrived religious communities - Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and Sikhs - are being shaped by American values
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
200.973/09051
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.N36 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Prothero, Stephen R
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  • Religious pluralism
  • Religion and politics
  • United States
Label
A nation of religions : the politics of pluralism in multireligious America, edited by Stephen Prothero, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-281) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Stephen Prothero -- Isolate, insulate, assimilate : attitudes of mosque leaders toward America / Ihsan Bagby -- Progressive Islam in America / Omid Safi -- From Pearl Harbor to 9/11 : lessons from the internment of Japanese American Buddhists / Duncan Ryûken Williams -- Reproducing Vietnam in America : San Jose's perfect harmony temple / Hien Duc Do -- Tibetan Buddhism in America : reinforcing the pluralism of the sacred canopy / Robert A.F. Thurman -- Mr. President, why do you exclude us from your prayers? : Hindus challenge American pluralism / Prema A. Kurien -- Sacred land, sacred service : Hindu adaptations to the American landscape / Vasudha Narayanan -- Making home abroad : Sikhs in the United States / Gurinder Singh Mann -- From alleged Buddhists to unreasonable Hindus : First Amendment jurisprudence after 1965 / Courtney Bender and Jennifer Snow -- Agonistic federalism : the Alabama Ten commandments controversy / Stephen Dawson -- The de-Europeanization of American Christianity / R. Stephen Warner -- Religious pluralism and civil society / James Davison Hunter and David Franz
Control code
ebr10273444
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
296 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A nation of religions : the politics of pluralism in multireligious America, edited by Stephen Prothero, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-281) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Stephen Prothero -- Isolate, insulate, assimilate : attitudes of mosque leaders toward America / Ihsan Bagby -- Progressive Islam in America / Omid Safi -- From Pearl Harbor to 9/11 : lessons from the internment of Japanese American Buddhists / Duncan Ryûken Williams -- Reproducing Vietnam in America : San Jose's perfect harmony temple / Hien Duc Do -- Tibetan Buddhism in America : reinforcing the pluralism of the sacred canopy / Robert A.F. Thurman -- Mr. President, why do you exclude us from your prayers? : Hindus challenge American pluralism / Prema A. Kurien -- Sacred land, sacred service : Hindu adaptations to the American landscape / Vasudha Narayanan -- Making home abroad : Sikhs in the United States / Gurinder Singh Mann -- From alleged Buddhists to unreasonable Hindus : First Amendment jurisprudence after 1965 / Courtney Bender and Jennifer Snow -- Agonistic federalism : the Alabama Ten commandments controversy / Stephen Dawson -- The de-Europeanization of American Christianity / R. Stephen Warner -- Religious pluralism and civil society / James Davison Hunter and David Franz
Control code
ebr10273444
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
296 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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