Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction Pdf




Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Number of page: 144
Author: Timothy Beal
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199729517
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Category: Religion

It’s hard to think of a single aspect of American culture, past or present, in which religion has not played a major role. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day. For all those who want–whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty–a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current reality of religion in America, this Very Short Introduction is the go-to book they need. Timothy Beal describes many aspects of religion in contemporary America that are typically ignored in other books on the subject, including religion in popular culture and counter-cultural groups; the growing phenomenon of

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