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New York Glory: Religions in the City

New York Glory: Religions in the City (Paperback)

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Is New York a post-secular city? Massive immigration and cultural changes have created an increasingly complex social landscape in which religious life plays a dynamic role. Yet the magnitude of religion's impact on New York's social life has gone unacknowledged.

New York Glory gathers together for the first time the best research on religion in contemporary New York City. It includes contributors from every major research project on religion in New York to provide a comprehensive look at the current state of religion in the city. Moving beyond broad surveys into specific case studies of communities and institutions, it provides a window onto the diversity of religious life in New York.

From Italian Catholics, Mormons, Muslims, and Russian Jews to Zen Buddhists, Rastafarians, and Pentecostal Latinas, New York Glory both captures the richness of religious life in New York City and provides an important foundation for our understanding of the current and future shape of religion in America.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligious groups: social & cultural aspectsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communitiesReligion & BeliefsAlternative belief systemsEclectic & esoteric religions & belief systemsReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalHistory of religion Publisher: New York University Press Publication Date: 31/08/2000 ISBN-13: 9780814716014  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Tony Carnes directs the Seminar on Contents and Methods in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, the International Research Institute on Values Changes, and the Research Institute for New Americans. He is the coeditor of New York Glory: Religions in the City (NYU Press, 2001). Anna Karpathakis is Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences at Kingsborough Community College, C.U.N.Y.

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