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By Peter W. Williams

ISBN-10: 0252039610

ISBN-13: 9780252039614

ISBN-10: 0252081129

ISBN-13: 9780252081125

A lecture room perennial and complete advisor, America's Religions lays out the history, ideals, practices, and leaders of the nation's non secular activities and denominations. The fourth variation, completely revised and up to date by means of Peter W. Williams, attracts at the most modern scholarship. as well as reconsidering the heritage of America's mainline faiths, it delves into modern concerns like religion's effect on politics and trade; the more and more excessive profile of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam; Mormonism's access into the mainstream; and battles over homosexual marriage and ordination.

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