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Religion among American men

Committee on the War and the Religious Outlook (U.S.)

Religion among American men

as revealed by a study of conditions in the Army

by Committee on the War and the Religious Outlook (U.S.)

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Published by Association Press in New York .
Written in English


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StatementThe Committee on the War and the Religious Outlook.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/823 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvii, 155 p.
Number of Pages155
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Open LibraryOL2358420M
LC Control Number86893555


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and how they compare with older generations, see, for example, Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults by Christian Smith and Patricia Snell () and After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American.

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In the 19th century, Frederick Douglass distinguished between slaveholder religion and the Christianity of Christ. Evangelical author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove says it's a lesson that.

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American Grace is a major achievement, a groundbreaking examination of religion in America. Unique among nations, America is deeply religious, religiously diverse, and remarkably tolerant. But in recent decades the nation's religious landscape has been reshaped/5.

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News & Announcements. Membership benefits include an annual subscription to the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Student Research Grants. The South, by contrast, was known for deism among intellectuals such as Thomas Jefferson, High Church Anglicanism among white planters, rabble-rousing in the backcountry among Scots-Irish folk famously indifferent or hostile to organized religion of any kind, enslaved people whose religious views appeared to whites to be largely inscrutable and Cited by: 2.

The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of morals, and a book of religion, of special revelation from God; but it is also a book which teaches man his own individual responsibility, his own dignity, and his equality with his fellow-man.

Thank God. I -- I also -- am an American. In addition to this Muslim names can be found in reports of runaway slaves and among the rosters of soldiers in the American war of Independence. In the noted scholar of antebellum black writing and history Dr.

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Native American religions, religious beliefs and sacramental practices of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Until the s it was commonly assumed that the religions of the surviving Native Americans were little more than curious anachronisms, dying remnants of humankind’s traditions lacked sacred texts and fixed doctrines or moral codes and were embedded in.

Religion, or being a part of a faith community, can offer support among people with similar faith experiences. Attending church and relying on faith have long been mainstays in the African American community (Mattis, ).Cited by: 8.

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religion and the domestication of men. the influence of religion on American family men. ties to this institution may be lower among men with higher androgen levels. The present study. The roles religion plays, moreover, become more bewilderingly complex and diverse every day.

For all those who want–whether out of curiosity, necessity, or civic duty–a vivid picture and fuller understanding of the current reality of religion in America, this Very Short Introduction is. The attitude of women towards religion as well as women's role in various religious teachings and institutions has been the focus of scholarly studies since the s and the s and arose with the development of gender studies and the emergence of concepts like androcentrism and gynocentrism - the privileging of the human male, or female, respectively.

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of American religious life. The central thesis of this book “is that religion in the United States is being transformed in radically new directions” (4). Wolfe also wants to allay the fears of some who believe that fanaticism among religious Americans threatens the principles of modern liberal Size: 22KB.

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