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North American Religions

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  1. Shout to the Lord
    How music makes worship and how worship makes music in Evangelical churches  Music is a nearly universal feature of congregational worship in American churches.  Congregational singing is so ingrained in the experience... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Jews on the Frontier
    Winner, 2017 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies from the Jewish Book CouncilAn engaging history of how Jews forged their own religious culture on the American frontier Jews on the Frontier offers a religious... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2017
    Hardback | £31.00
  3. Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theology
    Examines the religious dimensions of Ralph Ellison’s concept of race Ralph Ellison’s 1952 novel Invisible Man provides an unforgettable metaphor for what it means to be disregarded in society.  While the term “invisibility”... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2017
    Hardback | £22.99
    PDF | £22.99
  4. The Production of American Religious Freedom
    Americans love religious freedom. Few agree, however, about what they mean by either “religion” or “freedom.” Rather than resolve these debates, Finbarr Curtis argues that there is no such thing as religious... Learn More
    Published: 2nd August 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. Spirituality and the State
    America’s national parks are some of the most powerful, beautiful, and inspiring spots on the earth. They are often considered “spiritual” places in which one can connect to oneself and to nature. But it takes a lot of work... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. Religion in the Kitchen
    Winner, 2017 Clifford Geertz Prize in the Anthropology of Religion, presented by the Society for the Anthropology of Religion section of the American Anthropological AssociationFinalist, 2017 Albert J. Raboteau Prize for the Best... Learn More
    Published: 16th February 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  7. Playing for God
    When sports ministry first emerged in the 1950s and 1960s, its founders imagined male celebrity athletes as powerful salespeople who could deliver a message of Christian strength: “If athletes can endorse shaving cream, razor... Learn More
    Published: 24th July 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. Border Medicine
    MexicanAmerican folk and religious healing, often referred to as curanderismo, has been a vital part of life in the Mexico-U.S.border region for centuries. A hybrid tradition made up primarily of indigenousand Iberian Catholic... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  9. Walking Where Jesus Walked
    Sincethe 1950s, millions of American Christians have traveled to the Holy Land tovisit places in Israel and the Palestinian territories associated with Jesus’s lifeand death. Why do these pilgrims choose to journeyhalfway around... Learn More
    Published: 4th July 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Religion Out Loud
    For six months in 2004, controversy raged in Hamtramck, Michigan, as residents debated a proposed amendment that would exempt the adhan, or Islamic call to prayer, from the city’s anti-noise ordinance. The call to prayer functioned... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  11. Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith
    Beginning in the late 1970s and early 1980s, significant numbers of Haitian immigrants began to arrive and settle in Miami. Overcoming some of the most foreboding obstacles ever to face immigrants in America, they, their children,... Learn More
    Published: 19th August 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  12. Suffer the Little Children
    Thiscompelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African Americanchildren’s literature. Through close readings of selected titles publishedsince 1945, Jodi Eichler-Levine analyzes what is at stake in portraying... Learn More
    Published: 8th April 2013
    Hardback | £37.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  13. The Notorious Elizabeth Tuttle
    Who was Elizabeth Tuttle? In most histories, she is a footnote, a blip. At best, she is a minor villain in the story of Jonathan Edwards, perhaps the greatest American theologian of the colonial era. Many historians consider... Learn More
    Published: 31st October 2012
    Hardback | £29.99