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Holy MavericksEvangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Joel Osteen, Paula White, T. D. Jakes, Rick Warren, and Brian McLaren pastor some the largest churches in the United States, lead vast spiritual networks, write best-selling books, and are among the ... More

Immigrant FaithPatterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Phillip Connor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines trends and patterns relating to religion in the lives of immigrants. It moves beyond specific studies of particular faiths in particular immigrant destinations to present the ... More

An Islam of Her OwnReconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the world grapples with issues of religious fanaticism, extremist politics, and rampant violence that seek justification in either “religious” or “secular” discourses, women who claim Islam as a ... More

Jewish Concepts of ScriptureA Comparative Introduction

Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Benjamin D. Sommer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

What do Jews think scripture is? How do the People of the Book conceive of the Book of Books? In what ways is it authoritative? Who has the right to interpret it? Is it divinely or humanly written? ... More

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

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