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A Religious History of the American PeopleA Religious History of the American People
Sydney E. Ahlstrom
This classic work, winner of the 1973 National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Century’s choice as the Religious Book of the Decade (1979), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the story of American religious history forward to the present day.Praise for the earlier edition:“An ...
Number of pages: 1216 | Publication Date: 2004-05-10 | ISBN-13: 9780300100129

A History of GodA History of God
Karen Armstrong

Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 1994-08-09 | ISBN-13: 9780345384560

History of ReligionHistory of Religion
Allan Menzies
Allan Menzies' wide-ranging and detailed history of all the world's major religions and spiritual traditions is a superb introduction to beliefs which greatly influence humanity to this day. Rich with explanations and analysis, Menzies book strives to introduce every major worth religion in a manner which is comprehensive, entertaining and easily ...
Number of pages: 148 | Publication Date: 2016-11-25 | ISBN-13: 9781540625779

History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1
Mircea Eliade
"No one has done so much as Mr. Eliade to inform literature students in the West about 'primitive' and Oriental religions. . . . Everyone who cares about the human adventure will find new information and new angles of vision."—Martin E. Marty, New York Times Book Review ...
Number of pages: 508 | Publication Date: 1981-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226204017

The Religious History of AmericaThe Religious History of America
by Edwin S. Gaustad, Leigh Schmidt
A Dynamic Account of Religion's Central Role in American History ...
Number of pages: 464 | Publication Date: 2004-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9780060630560

World ReligionsWorld Religions
John Bowker
Taking a refreshing new approach toward understanding different faiths, World Religions looks at the beliefs and practices of many different religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam. Explained through detailed annotation of sacred texts, religious artifacts, paintings, and architecture, this book wi ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2006-02-20 | ISBN-13: 9780756617721

History of ReligionHistory of Religion
Howard Colvin
You can’t understand the world without understanding the history of religion Religion has massively impacted humanity throughout our history, for better and for worse. Religion has served as the inspiration for charity and kindness, but also the justification for war and torture. It has inspired billions of people throughout their lives and is un ...
Number of pages: 124 | Publication Date: 2017-03-09 | ISBN-13: 9781544272467

A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3
Mircea Eliade
This volume completes the immensely learned three-volume A History of Religious Ideas. Eliade examines the movement of Jewish thought out of ancient Eurasia, the Christian transformation of the Mediterranean area and Europe, and the rise and diffusion of Islam from approximately the sixth through the seventeenth centuries. Eliade's vast knowledge o ...
Number of pages: 367 | Publication Date: 1988-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226204055

Canaan LandCanaan Land
Albert J. Raboteau
Throughout African-American history, religion has been indelibly intertwined with the fight against intolerance and racial prejudice. Martin Luther King, Jr.-America's best-known champion of civil liberties-was a Baptist minister. Father Divine, a fiery preacher who established a large following in the 1920s and 1930s, convinced his disciples that ...
Number of pages: 184 | Publication Date: 2001-02-22 | ISBN-13: 9780195145854

A Fire in the BonesA Fire in the Bones
Albert J. Raboteau
In this fascinating collection of essays, Albert Raboteau reexamines the rich history of the African-American religious experience. Through his exploration of traditions that include the Baptist revivals, the AME Church, Black Catholics and African Orisa religions, Raboteau demonstrates how the active faith of African-Americans shaped their institu ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 1996-12-19 | ISBN-13: 9780807009338

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