Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans MOBI

Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans [PDF / EPUB] Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans In light of the curious compulsion to stress Protestant dominance in America s past, this book takes an unorthodox look at religious history in America Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Pro In light of the curious compulsion to and the eBook ↠ stress Protestant dominance in America s past, this book takes an unorthodox look at religious history in America Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches Episcopal, Congregationalist, Methodist, Baptist, and Lutheran Moore instead turns his attention to the equally important outsiders in the American religious Religious Outsiders eBook î experience and tests the realities of American religious pluralism against their history in America Through separate but interrelated chapters on seven influential groups of outsiders the Mormons, Catholics, Jews, Christian Scientists, Millennialists, th century Protestant Fundamentalists, and the African American churches Moore shows that what was going on in mainstream churches may not have been Outsiders and the PDF/EPUB Â the normal religious experience at all, and that many of these outside groups embodied values that were, in fact, quintessentially American.


10 thoughts on “Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans

  1. says:

    just not good, a rambling disconnected series of loosely related essays, each one without a thesis besides some members of this non majority religious group did stuff


  2. says:

    Well crafted and well researched Though written in the mid 80 s, doesn t feel dated Though I might quibble with his central premise, this series of linked essays ultimately provides an excellent review of outsider religious groups, both their history and the scholarly discourse surrounding them.


  3. says:

    A good look at how religious groups have dealt with being the other in America, that at least argues well that fringe religious groups matter Some of his arguments can be easily contested because of a lack of expertise in the various traditions he looks at.


  4. says:

    I only read the essay on Mormonism in here It was good gave meof a religious studies perspective on the expansion success evolution of Mormonism.


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