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The Resource The Blackwell companion to religion in America, edited by Philip Goff

The Blackwell companion to religion in America, edited by Philip Goff

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The Blackwell companion to religion in America
Title
The Blackwell companion to religion in America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip Goff
Title variation
Companion to religion in America
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A remarkable achievement. This work draws on an impressive array of scholars of American religion to provide in brief and accessible form a series of introductions to key topics in the field, including excellent bibliographies. It should be on the desk of anyone who teaches about religion in America." Peter W. Williams, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio --
  • "These helpful and well-chosen essays supplement existing encyclopedias by focusing upon how the study of religion in America itself has changed. Students and scholars alike will appreciate the volumes reflection on defining and studying the field, following it from its origins in c̀hurch history' to the present day mix of approaches, strategies, and new topics that characterize American religious histor. In short, the companion tells us how we got from there to here." Paula Kane, University of Pittsburgh --
  • Over the past two decades, the writing of American religious history has finally blossomed to embrace some of the unique voices and viewpoints that have been ignored for too long. Reflecting this rich diversity of new perspectives, The Blackwell Companion to Religion in America has gathered together dozens of prestigious scholars from across the field's generations. --
  • In a series of thought-provoking original essays, these leading contributors consider a wide range of issues relating to the presentation and explication of religious history in the United States. Topics addressed extend from religion traditions explored range from Baptists and Methodists to Buddhists and Mormons. Each essay maintains an unwavering critical eye to enhance our understanding of how these subjects are discussed at different times during our history. Collectively, this groundbreaking new volume represents the most sustained effort by scholars of American religious history to provide insights into the historiography of religion and its creation within evolving political and social frameworks. --
  • Presented with clarity and eloquence The Blackwell Companion to Religion in America provides scholars and students alike with an inavailable source of information about the diverse religions history of the United States. --Book Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
200.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.B58 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Goff, Philip
Series statement
Blackwell companions to religion
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United States
Label
The Blackwell companion to religion in America, edited by Philip Goff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
476839642
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 729 pages
Isbn
9781405169363
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009051004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)476839642
Label
The Blackwell companion to religion in America, edited by Philip Goff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
476839642
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xv, 729 pages
Isbn
9781405169363
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009051004
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)476839642

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