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The American tradition in religion and education

Robert Freeman Butts

The American tradition in religion and education

by Robert Freeman Butts

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Church and state -- United States.,
    • Church and education -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. Freeman Butts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516 .B85 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 230 p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5426321M
      ISBN 100837158753
      LC Control Number73020903

      Description: Religion and American Culture is devoted to promoting the ongoing scholarly discussion of the nature, terms, and dynamics of religion in America. Embracing a diversity of methodological approaches and theoretical perspectives, this semiannual publication explores the interplay between religion and other spheres of American culture.   A majority (69 percent) of young adults who belong to a religious tradition agree that bringing up children in religion is important to teach them .

      Lexington Books publishes both standalone titles and titles in a broad array of series that span the social sciences and humanities. Our series, listed by discipline below, are edited by established scholars who work with in-house editors to shape their series and contribute to the discourse within their fields. American Religious Traditions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this fully revised and enhanced edition of his Religion i /5(9).

      Books shelved as religious-education: Essex Conversations: Visions for Lifespan Religious Education by Unitarian Universalist Association, Gift Of Faith. Publisher of scholarly and trade books, focusing on the humanities, social science, and fiction.


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A good reader for undergraduate students of religion. Students are given ample resources to help their theological research in the study in religious education of the African American tradition. Very good purchase and I am pleased/5(14).

OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The choices before us --What "establishment of religion" meant in Colonial America --The principle of separation in the original states --The principle of separation in the nation --The meaning of separation for education in the nineteenth century --The struggle for separation in education in the twentieth century.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Beacon Press, Boston, in series: Beacon Press studies in freedom and power. In his recent book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, sociologist Robert Putnam actually cites many such studies and the evidence is overwhelming.

His conclusion is that religion has not only a good impact, but even a great effect upon the success of a child’s education. The late Joseph Epes Brown was a professor of Religious Studies at the University of Montana. A renowned author in the fields of Native American Traditions and World Religions, Brown was one of the founders of Native American Studies and was largely responsible for bringing the study of Native American religious traditions into American higher education.

The only multicultural survey of established and "new" American religions, this exhaustive three-volume encyclopedia explores the fascinating interactions between religion and ethnicity, gender, regionalism, and popular culture.

Religion and American Cultures offers a unique and engrossing journey across our country's religious landscape, past and present. This book should be required reading for everyone who loves America.

It clearly explains so much of the foundation beliefs and experiences and tradition that form the basis for our great American way of life. "Liberty" is the watchword. Americans have "forgotten that there is /5(2).

While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem.

The premier academic journal in religious studies, the Journal of the American Academy of Religion publishes top scholarly articles covering the full range of world religious traditions together with provocative studies of the methodologies by which these traditions are explored.

AAR members have online access to current and archived issues of JAAR. Black Magic looks at the origins, meaning, and uses of Conjure―the African American tradition of healing and harming that evolved from African, European, and American elements―from the slavery period to well into the twentieth nating a world that is dimly understood by both scholars and the general public, Yvonne P.

Chireau describes Conjure and other related traditions, Reviews: The book extensively treats indigenous American figures and movements, including women, Native Americans, and Mormons, as well as Asian, African, and Islamic traditions.

It also includes more material on Transcendentalism and Unitarian Universalism, public religion, and contemporary American Buddhists, Hindus, and s: 6. This is a top-notch book."--Michele Murray, Bishop's University "Extremely readable An excellent introduction to the topic The chapters do a very good job introducing students to the religious tradition in question, and the structure of each chapter, despite the different authors, helps the student of comparative religion to Reviews: 4.

Religious education is the term given to education concerned with may refer to education provided by a church or religious organization, for instruction in doctrine and faith, or for education in various aspects of religion, but without explicitly religious or moral aims, e.g.

in a school or term is often known as religious studies. "[A] striking new book on American civil religion Gorski explores the key thinkers who shaped the different strands of our civil religions."—The American Conservative "This book is indispensable reading for lay readers and specialists alike, but it will be of particular interest to graduate students and scholars of American religion.

African-American dance, like other aspects of African-American culture, finds its earliest roots in the dances of the hundreds of African ethnic groups that made up African slaves in the Americas as well as influences from European sources in the United in the African tradition, and thus in the tradition of slaves, was a part of both everyday life and special occasions.

William F. Buckley Jr.'s book God and Man at Yale popularized a view of higher education as hostile to faith. A new book, however, The Resilience of Religion in American Higher Education (Baylor University Press), finds faith alive and well in American higher education.

The authors find that resilience evident both at public and private institutions. About the Book. Black Magic looks at the origins, meaning, and uses of Conjure—the African American tradition of healing and harming that evolved from African, European, and American elements—from the slavery period to well into the twentieth nating a world that is dimly understood by both scholars and the general public, Yvonne P.

Chireau describes Conjure and other related. Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion, although declining at rapid pace. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States. Slightly over 50% of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries.

Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the. A classic for students of Native American culture and g this book is the closest one can get to being in the classroom with Joseph Epes Brown, legendary author, scholar, and teacher of Native American traditional religious s: Native American Beliefs and Traditions Native American beliefs and values, as in any culture, help shape life-changing decisions and plans for the future.

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