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Varieties of American religion
Charles Samuel Braden
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Drawing on questionnaires and interviews with more than five hundred American atheists scattered across the country, The Varieties of Nonreligious Experience uncovers what they think about morality, what gives meaning to their lives, how they feel about religious people, and what they think and know about religion itself. It is my contention that African American religious experience extends beyond the formation and practice of black Christianity. That is to say, historically African Americans have participated in a variety of traditions, such as Yorúbá religious practices (attention to the orisha or .
The African American Religious Experience in America provides resources for students taking classes on the history of American religion, African American Studies, and on American Studies. In addition to the in-depth discussion of the varieties of African American Religion, the volume includes a historical introduction to the development of. Books similar to The Varieties of Religious Experience The Varieties of Religious Experience. by William James. avg. rating Ratings "I am neither a theologian, nor a scholar learned in the history of religions, nor an anthropologist. Psychology is the only branch of learning in which I am particularly versed.
Get this from a library! Varieties of African American religious experience. [Anthony B Pinn] -- "Pinn's work provides a fascinating look, especially at Vodoo, Santeria, the Nation of Islam, and Black Humanists in the United States."--Cover. A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing ics identify a variety of characteristics which they employ in categorizing groups as new religious movements.
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The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a series of 20 lectures on ‘natural religion’ that psychologist William James conducted at the /5().
Regarded by theologian Reinhold Niebuhr as “a milestone in religious thought,” The Varieties of Religious Experience takes on “the very inner citadel of human life” by focusing on intensely religious individuals from different cultures and eras, in order to explore from within how religion.
SUMMARY (ENTIRE BOOK) Robert Bellah and Phillip Hammond give a thoughtful, carefully researched analysis of international varieties of civil religion, comparing them with American civil religion.
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Viewing African American sectarianism as a response to racism and social stratification in the larger society, the authors trace the history, beliefs, social organization, and ritual content of religious groups in four types of sects. These include the Black mainline churches; messianic-nationalist sects, Cited by: Get this from a library.
Varieties of American religion; the goal of religion as interpreted by representative exponents of seventeen distinctive types of religious thought. [Charles Samuel Braden]. While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem.
Varieties of African American Religious Experience book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Anthony Pinn's engrossing survey highli /5(17). 8 The Varieties of Religious Experience them first separately, and then adding them together.
In the matter of religions it is particularly easy to distinguish the two orders of question. Every religious phenomenon has its history and its derivation from natural antecedents. What is nowadays called the higher criticism of the Bible is only a study.
Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries.
Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United States. "The Varieties of Religious Experience is certainly the most notable of all books in the field of the psychology of religion and probably destined to be the most influential [one] written on religion in the twentieth century," said Walter Houston Clark in Psychology Today.
The book was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in June /5(K).Varieties of African-American Religious Experience. By Anthony B. Pinn. Fortress Press: Minneapolis, Minnesota, pages. $, paper.
Anthony B. Pinn, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, has set an ambitious task for his first book, Varieties of African American Religious Experience.Christian % Evangelical Protestant % Baptist Family (Evangelical Trad.) % Southern Baptist Convention % Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) % Missionary Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) America.