World Religions in America, Fourth Edition

World Religions in America, Fourth Edition

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The fourth edition of World Religions in America continues its lauded tradition of providing students with reliable and nuanced information about America's religious diversity, while also reflecting new developments and ideas. Each chapter was updated to reflect important changes and events, and current statistics and information. New features include a timeline of key events and people for each tradition, sidebars on major movements or controversies, personal stories from members of various faiths, a theme-based organization of subjects, more subheads, three new chapters exploring America's increasing religious diversity, and suggestions for further study.The California Textbook Controversy Recently, the State of California has debated the manner in which a€œHindu Religiona€ or ... has included teaching about the worlda#39;s religions as part of its sixth-grade curriculum on ancient civilizations.

Title:World Religions in America, Fourth Edition
Author:Jacob Neusner
Publisher:Westminster John Knox Press - 2009-10-07


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