Religion and American Cultures [3 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Traditions, Diversity, and Popular Expressions

  • Publish Date: 2003-08-14
  • Binding: Library Binding

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The only multicultural survey of established and new American religions, this exhaustive three-volume encyclopedia explores the fascinating interactions between religion and ethnicity, gender, regionalism, and popular culture.


More than 120 essays covering virtually every religion in America

An expert panel of editorial board members and contributors on every major religion in the United States

Richly illustrated images depicting a wide range of religious figures and activities, as well as significant religious sites in the United States

An entire volume of primary source documents illustrating the religious diversity in American culture, including Cecil B. DeMille's essay The Screen as Religious Teacher as well as more conventional materials on Christian Science, the New Age, and Buddhism

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