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Lone Star MuslimsTransnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Ahmed Afzal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers an engaging and insightful look at contemporary Muslim American life in Texas. It illuminates the dynamics of the Pakistani Muslim community in Houston, a city with one of the ... More

Mainline ChristianityThe Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Jason S. Lantzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753309
eISBN:
9780814753323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753309.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the Revolutionary War, Mainline Christianity has been comprised of the Seven Sisters of American Protestantism—the Congregational Church, the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church, ... More

MiraclesWonder and Meaning in World Religions

Miracles: Wonder and Meaning in World Religions

David L. Weddle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794159
eISBN:
9780814784532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794159.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Despite the dominance of scientific explanation in the modern world, at the beginning of the twenty-first century faith in miracles remains strong, particularly in resurgent forms of traditional ... More

Mississippi PrayingSouthern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Carolyn Renée Dupont

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the faith communities at ground-zero of the racial revolution that rocked America. This religious history of white Mississippians in the civil rights era shows how Mississippians' ... More

The Mystery of the RosaryMarian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Nathan D. Mitchell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ever since its appearance in Europe five centuries ago, the rosary has been a widespread, highly visible symbol of devotion among Roman Catholics. In form, the rosary consists of a ritually repeated ... More

The New American Zionism

The New American Zionism

Theodore Sasson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760864
eISBN:
9780814760116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760864.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book challenges the conventional view of waning American Jewish support for Israel. Instead, it shows that we are in the midst of a shift from a “mobilization” approach, which first emerged with ... More

Pagan Family ValuesChildhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism

Pagan Family Values: Childhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism

S. Zohreh Kermani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769744
eISBN:
9780814744987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769744.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

For most of its history, contemporary Paganism has been a religion of converts. Yet as it enters its fifth decade, it is incorporating growing numbers of second-generation Pagans for whom Paganism is ... More

The Paranoid ApocalypseA Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Richard Landes and Steven T. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, first published in Russia around 1905, claimed to be the captured secret protocols from the first Zionist Congress in Basel in 1897 describing a plan by the ... More

Pillars of Cloud and FireThe Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Herbert Robinson Marbury

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835966
eISBN:
9781479875030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835966.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

At the birth of the United States, African Americans were excluded from the newly formed Republic and its churches, which saw them as savage rather than citizen and as heathen rather than Christian. ... More

Playing for GodEvangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry

Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry

Annie Blazer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479898015
eISBN:
9781479838820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898015.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When sports ministry first emerged in the 1950s and 1960s, its founders imagined male celebrity athletes as powerful salespeople who could deliver a message of Christian strength: “If athletes can ... More

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