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Exercising Religion and Taming Faction

AMERICAN RELIGION WAS a shock to Frances Trollope. The reform-minded English writer came to the United States in 1827 with hopes of revitalizing her family finances. But she left disappointed after four years. In her memoir of her American travels, Trollope commented on the dynamic but... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-18 12:30:49 UTC ]
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Books to Mend a Divided America

The overarching topic of division in American religion and culture has spawned some of the most notable titles in the religion category for 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mission Possible: The Reformation of American Judaism

In ‘The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became An American Religion,’ Steven R. Weisman traces the changes made to Judaism in the U.S. and how they relate to conflicts among Jews today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Scoop on American Religion: PW Talks with Peter Manseau

Peter Manseau helped pioneer religion journalism online and went on to win acclaim as a memoirist of American Catholicism and a novelist telling a story of Yiddish culture. Manseau's new history of religion in America upends conventional wisdom, arguing that religion at the margins has shaped... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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