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A nation of religions [electronic resource] : the politics of pluralism in multireligious America / edited by Stephen Prothero.

Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (305 p.)
Subjects:
Religious pluralism -- United States.
Religion and politics -- United States.
United States -- Religion.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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.
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.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-281) and index.
Contributor:
Prothero, Stephen R.
ISBN:
0-8078-7667-4
OCLC:
476268671
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