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Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Seán Hand and Steven T. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe’s Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the ... More

Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in AmericaKorean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America: Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Pyong Gap Min

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795859
eISBN:
9780814759585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795859.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the factors that may lead to greater success in ethnic preservation. It compares Indian Americans and Korean Americans, two of the most significant ethnic groups in New York, and ... More

Production of American Religious FreedomThe Production of American Religious Freedom

Production of American Religious Freedom: The Production of American Religious Freedom

Finbarr Curtis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479882113
eISBN:
9781479823734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882113.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Americans love religious freedom. Few agree, however, about what they mean by either religion or freedom. Rather than resolve these debates, the book argues that there is no such thing as religious ... More

Prophetic ActivismProgressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While the links between conservative Christians and politics have been drawn strongly in recent years, coming to embody what many think of as religious activism, the profoundly religious nature of ... More

Prophets and ProtonsNew Religious Movements and Science in Late Twentieth-Century America

Prophets and Protons: New Religious Movements and Science in Late Twentieth-Century America

Benjamin E. Zeller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797204
eISBN:
9780814797495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By the twentieth century, science had become so important that religious traditions had to respond to it. Emerging religions, still led by a living founder to guide them, responded with a clarity and ... More

Religion in the Kitchen"Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Religion in the Kitchen: "Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Traditions"

Elizabeth Pérez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861613
eISBN:
9781479803217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861613.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book argues that cooking and talking are at the very quick of Black Atlantic religions. It shows that tasks like butchering, although manual, are far from menial, and “idle chatter” does a ... More

Sacred SubdivisionsThe Postsuburban Transformation of American Evangelicalism

Sacred Subdivisions: The Postsuburban Transformation of American Evangelicalism

Justin Wilford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725351
eISBN:
9780814708309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an era where church attendance has reached an all-time low, recent polling has shown that Americans are becoming less formally religious and more promiscuous in their religious commitments. Within ... More

Saints Under SiegeThe Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In April 2008, state police and child protection authorities raided Yearning for Zion Ranch near Eldorado, Texas, a community of 800 members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day ... More

The Shared ParishLatinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism

The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism

Brett C. Hoover

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479854394
eISBN:
9781479815760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854394.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As faith communities in the United States grow increasingly more diverse, many churches are turning to the shared parish, a single church facility shared by distinct cultural groups who retain their ... More

Shi'ism in America

Shi'ism in America

Liyakat Nathani Takim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814782965
eISBN:
9780814784242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814782965.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides the first general overview of the Shiʻi community in America, tracing its history, its current composition, and how Shiʻa have negotiated their identity in the American context. ... More

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