The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1945
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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • United States - General,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9750056M
ISBN 100231188846
ISBN 109780231188845

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  Professor of history at Emery University, Allitt has set himself a daunting task in this book. It is the attempt to describe and characterize religious trends in the US from the bombing of Dresden and Hamburg, Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II through the destruction of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon on 9/11//5.   He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles, including co-editor, with Paul Harvey, of Themes in Religion and American Culture () and The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in America Since (). For ten years he has been Senior Co-editor of Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation. Dedicated to. Religion in America Since is a masterful analysis of this dynamism and diversity and an ideal starting point for any exploration of the contemporary religious scene. Excerpt Hundreds of people have written about American religious history since the Second World War, but few have taken on the whole subject. Orans, a loanword from Medieval Latin ōrāns translated as one who is praying or pleading, also orant or orante, is a posture or bodily attitude of prayer, usually standing, with the elbows close to the sides of the body and with the hands outstretched sideways, palms up. It was common in early Christianity and can frequently be seen in early Christian art.

  He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles, including co-editor, with Paul Harvey, of Themes in Religion and American Culture () and The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in America Since ().   Pub Date: June ISBN: Pages. Format: Hardcover List Price: $ £ The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History Book Description: The first guide to American religious history from colonial times to the present, this anthology features twenty-two leading scholars speaking on major themes and topics in the development of the diverse religious traditions of the United States. His recent books include: Themes in Religion and American Culture, which Publisher’s Weekly described as “brilliant” and “a breath of fresh air;” The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in America Since , described by American Reference Books .