American Religious History by Martin E. Marty

American Religious History

Written by Martin E. Marty
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American Religious History by Martin E. Marty

Encyclopedia of American Religious History, Third Edition outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history. Special emphasis is placed on recent developments in religious life in this country and the historical contributions of people long neglected by mainstream religious historians, including African Americans, Native Americans, and women. In addition, an expanded introduction gives students a narrative historical overview of religion in America.


.,. [an] outstanding reference...High school and college libraries should add this valuable resource to their reference collections.

About the Author

Edward L. Queen II holds a Ph.D. from the divinity school of the University of Chicago. He is director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. Stephen R. Prothero holds a Ph.D. in religion from Harvard University and is currently an assistant professor in the religion department at Boston University.

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1200 pages


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Publication date

15th February 2009



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