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Religious outsiders and the making of Americans

R. Laurence Moore.

by R. Laurence Moore

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Published by Oxford, Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Religion -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2530.U6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,243p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14959106M
    ISBN 100195051882

    Religious outsiders and the making of Americans by: Moore, R. Laurence Published: () Religious outsiders and the making of Americans by: Moore, R. Laurence Published: () Commitments and traditions in the study of religious ethics. Americans have long acknowledged a deep connection between evangelical religion and democracy in the early days of the republic. This is a widely accepted narrative that is maintained as a matter of fact and tradition—and in spite of evangelicalism’s more authoritarian and reactionary Conceived in Doubt, Amanda Porterfield challenges this standard .

      This article analyzes how a congregation’s theology and denominational affiliation influence the racial ties of its white members. We posit two distinct pathways. In the first, theologically conservative congregations generate more embedded social ties (measured by number of friendships) than do non-conservative congregations, and more congregation Author: Joseph Yi, Christopher Graziul.   Recent changes in the percentage of Americans who claim no religious identity and in the visibility of atheists raise the question of whether religion remains constitutive of the symbolic boundary that divides cultural insiders and outsiders in the United States, and highlights the need to understand how Americans evaluate the full range of non Cited by:

      Despite Americans’ commitment to religious freedom, religious minorities have been marginalized and excluded since the country’s founding. Focusing on the election, this article analyzes the latest chapter in this history, in which Republican candidates constructed symbolic boundaries that defined Muslims as non-American (outsiders), anti-American (enemies), and un-American Cited by: Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans: ISBN () Softcover, Oxford University Press USA, Selling God: American Religion in the Marketplace of Culture.


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Moore believes that Jews were both loyal to their beliefs while, at the same time, becoming more a part of their new country. Jews are able to remain outsiders and out of the mainstream, but they also contribute to American society. In the second part of the book, Cited by: Examining seven influential groups of religious "outsiders"--Mormons, Catholics, Jews, Christian Scientists, Millennilasts, 20th-century Protestant Fundamentalists, and African-American churches-- this book finds that, despite the American ideal of religious tolerance, our nation has long shown suspicion and hostility to many of these groups even though they.

In light of the curious compulsion to stress Protestant dominance in America's past, this book takes an unorthodox look at religious history in America. Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches&#;Episcopal, Congregationalist, Methodist, Baptist, and Price: $ Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches--Episcopal, Congregationalist, Methodist, Baptist, and Lutheran--Moore instead turns his attention to the equally important 'outsiders' in the American religious experience and tests the realities of American religious pluralism against their history in : Religious outsiders and the making of Americans.

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Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans Hermetic Library fellow T Polyphilus reviews Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans by R Laurence Moore. The clumsy-sounding “Americans” of Moore’s title is intended to highlight the issue of like-it-or-not pluralism that pervades the book; there is no unitary America on the plane of religion.

The book contains separate but interrelated chapters on seven influential groups of outsiders--the Mormons, Catholics, Jews, Christian Scientists, Millennialists, 20th-century Protestant Fundamentalists, and the black churches--and their contributions to American religion.

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Religious Outsiders And The Making Of Americans Author: R. Laurence Moore. Laurence Moore, "Insiders and Outsiders in American Historical Narrative and His tory," The American Historical Review 87 (April ): R. Laurence Moore, Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans (New York: Oxford University Press, ), Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches--Episcopal, Congregationalist, Methodist, Baptist, and Lutheran--Moore instead turns his attention to the equally important "outsiders" in the American religious experience and tests the realities of American religious pluralism against their history in : Oxford University Press.

Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches--Episcopal, Congregationalist, Methodist, Baptist, and Lutheran--Mooreinstead turns his attention to the equally important "outsiders" in the American religious experience and tests the realities of American religious pluralism against their history in America.

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BOOK REVIEWS Moore, R. Laurence, Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, xx + pp. $ In the tradition of his In Search of White Crows: Spiritualism, Para- psychology, and American Culture (), R.

Laurence Moore's Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans is a study of American religion that is not considered “mainstream” or “mainline”—Mormons, Catholics, Jews, Christian Author: Peter Leithart.

Jews are able to remain outsiders and out of the mainstream, but they also contribute to American society. In the second part of the book, which examines groups thought, for the most part, to be out-of-touch with modern life, Moore starts by examining Christian Science.5/5.

In light of the curious compulsion to stress Protestant dominance in America's past, this book takes an unorthodox look at religious history in America.

Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches—Episcopal, Congregationalist. Religious outsiders and the making of Americans: R. Laurence Moore.

[R Laurence Moore] the book will help set the agenda for future studies American religious historians should anticipate with pleasure the conversations this Read more User-contributed reviews.

In light of the curious compulsion to stress Protestant dominance in America's past, this book takes an unorthodox look at religious history in America.

Rather than focusing on the usual mainstream Protestant churches--Episcopal, Congregationalist, Methodist, Baptist. Religion in America is up for sale.

The products range from a plethora of merchandise in questionable taste--such as Bible-based diet books (More of of Me), Rapture T-shirts (one features a basketball game with half its players disappearing in the Rapture--the caption is "Fast Break"), and bumper stickers and Frisbees with inspirational messages--to the Cited by: Moore, a professor of history at Cornell University and the author of Religious Outsiders and the Making of Americans, sees paradoxical connections between religion and various forms of .Get this from a library!

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