American Religion

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Faith, Hope, and Sustainability

A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.

The Specter of the Indian

Explores the significance of Indian control spirits as a dominating force in nineteenth-century American Spiritualism.

Living Sufism in North America

Offers an overview of Sufism in North America.

Bringing Zion Home

Demonstrates how American Jews used culture—art, dance, music, fashion, literature—to win the hearts and minds of postwar Americans to the cause of Israel.

Buddhism beyond Borders

Explores facets of North American Buddhism while taking into account the impact of globalization and increasing interconnectivity.

Resurrecting the Death of God

Considers the legacy and future of radical theology.

Thinking through Thomas Merton

Considers the legacy of Thomas Merton and his relevance for contemporary times.

Love, Rōshi

Robert Baker Aitken’s correspondence with Buddhist sympathizers and solo practitioners reveals a significant, little-understood aspect of American Buddhism.

Alan Watts–Here and Now

Considers the contributions and contemporary significance of Alan Watts.

Friends at the Bar

A Quaker lawyer looks at Friends’ relationship with the American legal system and at Friends’ legal ethics.

Feminism's New Age

By Karlyn Crowley
Subjects: Philosophy

Explores the relationship between feminism and New Age Culture.

American Buddhism as a Way of Life

Explores a range of Buddhist perspectives in a distinctly American context.

The Other Loyalists

Fascinating stories of ordinary people in the Middle Colonies who remained loyal to the Crown.

Religious Naturalism Today

Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.

New Morning

Essays and poems explore the contemporary relevance of Emerson’s work and thought.

Gurus in America

A fascinating look at Hindu gurus with significant followings in the United States.

Reclaiming Narrative for Public Theology

Argues for American national narratives in Christian theology that respect the separation of church and state and a diverse, multifaith society.

Sinners, Lovers, and Heroes

This intriguing investigation of an historically embedded cultural struggle over the possession of America's "collective memory" has significant implications for how we interpret cultural conflict in past, present, and future America.

Pulpit Politics

Discusses the manner in which nationalistic expression forged a new religious relevance to the American experience and the extent to which these diverse styles of religious nationalism created and reflected tension in twentieth-century America.

Religion and Practical Reason

This book contains programmatic essays that focus on broad-ranging proposals for re-envisioning a discipline of comparative philosophy of religions. It also contains a number of case studies focussing ...