Encyclopedia of Religion and Society by William H. Swatos Jr.

By William H. Swatos Jr.

Because the new millennium methods the sacred and profane interface, clash, and intermingle in novel methods. ''The Encyclopedia of faith and Society'' offers a consultant map for those advancements. From succinct, short notes to essay-length entries, this encyclopedia covers global spiritual leaders and scholars-past and present-in the U.S. and the area. This accomplished quantity is a necessary reference for the research of the anthropology, psychology, politics, or sociology of faith.

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The fragmenting of religious, cultural, and even political authority represented by successive disestablishments has been abetted by tendencies that have always been present in American religion but were perhaps minor chords until institutional and social structural changes provided the opportunities to flourish. , Stout 1986), the growth of evangelizing denominations such as the Baptists and Methodists (Hatch 1989), the ''feminization" of American religion (Welter 1976), and a host of less formally organized, popular forms of charismatic faith (P.

L. , "Adolescence and Religion," pp. : JAI, 1989) E. H. Erikson, Childhood and Society (New York: Norton, 1950) E. H. Erikson, Identity and the Life Cycle (New York: International Universities Press, 1959) E. H. Erikson, The Life Cycle Completed (New York: Norton, 1982) J. W. Fowler, Stages of Faith (San Francisco: Harper, 1981) J. W. Fowler et al. ), Stages of Faith and Religious Development (New York: Crossroad, 1991) L. Kohlberg, The Philosophy of Moral Development (San Francisco: Harper, 1981) A.

Stark and W. S. Bainbridge, "Networks of Faith," American Journal of Sociology 85(1980):1376-1395. 2009 01:42:44 page_7 AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE Scholars from a variety of disciplines have recognized the central significance of religion in African American culture. Scholarly studies on African American religion in the United States can be traced to W. E. B. Du Bois's The Negro Church (1903). S. society. E. " At another level, however, it has served as a form of cultural identity and resistance to a white-dominated society.

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