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The Culture Of Religious Pluralism

1st Edition

By Richard Wentz


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Religious pluralism has been a defining characteristic of the American experience since colonial times. In the twentieth century, as American society has become more radically pluralistic, the issue of religious identity is once again in flux.Providing a historical context, Richard Wentz examines the challenges that pluralism presents to denominati

Table of Contents

Explorations: Contemporary Perspectives on Religion -- For Cynthia -- preface -- Diversity and Pluralism: An Introduction -- Conquest and Conversion: Models of Response to Diversity -- The Denominational Model: From Dissent to Commonality -- Diversity and the Public Order: The Way of Civil Religion -- Race, Gender, and Ethnicity -- Secularity and Diversity -- The New Age as a Festival of Diversity -- The Mandate of Pluralism -- About the Book and Author

About the Author

Richard E. Wentz is professor of religious studies at Arizona State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General