You are looking at  1-10 of 362 articles

View:

Tourism to Sacred Places in America: A Spatial Analysis  

Jeremy R. Ricketts

At its founding, the United States did not have a long history nor an official state religion to draw from to construct a national identity, so Americans turned to the creation of sacred ... More

The Pentateuch  

Thomas B. Dozeman

The Pentateuch (“five books”) is the title for the first five books of the Bible in the Greek translation, known as the Septuagint (LXX). The more original title is the Hebrew, Torah, ... More

Mongolian Buddhism in the Early 20th Century  

Matthew W. King

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
Mongol lands were bastions of Mahāyāna (Mon. yeke kölgen) and Vajrayāna (Mon. vačir kölgen) Buddhist life from the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, vast territories of the ... More

The Age of Revolutions  

Conrad L. Donakowski

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
A variety of economic, ideological, aesthetic, and nationalist forces shape Christian worship in its varied manifestations today. Historical perspectives and areas of knowledge which are ... More

US–Mexico Borderlands and Religion  

Anne M. Martínez

Online publication date:
May 2018
The border between the United States and Mexico has artificially divided languages, cultures, landscapes, and religions for more than a century and a half. This region is the crossroads ... More

The Six Nara Schools  

Mikaël Bauer

Online publication date:
May 2018
During the Nara period (710–794), the Japanese religious and political landscape saw tremendous change. A new capital was built, Chinese legal codes were implemented, and the Buddhist ... More

Secularism, Pluralism, and Publics in America  

Charles McCrary

Online publication date:
May 2018
In the United States, religious, political, and social life has been structured by a public/private binary. Oftentimes, religion is understood as private and politics as public. This ... More

Science and Religion in America  

Paul J. Croce

Science and religion provide alternative ways to understand the world. In American history, they have each commanded authority at different times and for different people and groups based ... More

Revivals, Awakenings, and Conversion in American Protestantism  

Kip Richardson

Online publication date:
May 2018
From at least the 18th century to the present, religious revivals have been a defining feature of American Protestantism. Though the size, scale, and formatting of revivals have varied ... More

Race and Religion in U.S. Public Life  

Khyati Y. Joshi

Online publication date:
May 2018
Religion is front and center in the early 21st century. The United States not only has experienced an explosion of religious diversity on its own shores in the past five decades, but also ... More

View: