Religion in America Since 1945

Religion in America Since 1945

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Identifying the major trends and telling moments within both major denominations and other less formal religious movements, Allitt asks how these religious groups have shaped, and been shaped by, some of the most important and divisive political issues and events of the last half century, including the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, feminism and the sexual revolution, abortion rights, and the antinuclear and environmentalist movements.about or studied his or her religion at once became aware that its truths were not the truths of the religions surrounding it. ... He then sought out auguries of transcendence in the midst of Americaa#39;s modern rational society in a way that seemedanbsp;...

Title:Religion in America Since 1945
Author:Patrick Allitt
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2005-01-22


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