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Religion and the Body  

Robert Fuller

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Mar 2015
The relationship between religion and the body can be viewed from two very different perspectives. The first perspective emphasizes culture’s role in constructing human thought and ... More

Religion, Race, and Culture in the American South  

Paul Harvey

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Mar 2015
The South still commonly appears as the land of the Bible Belt, of evangelical Protestant hegemony. Despite the rapidly increasing immigration from all parts of the world to the region, ... More

Religion and Civil Rights Movements in America  

Paul Harvey

In the civil rights movement of the mid-20th century, black Christian thought helped to undermine the white supremacist racial system that had governed America for centuries. The civil ... More

Religion and Class in America  

William A. Mirola

Scholars pursuing questions on the links between religion and social class typically examine several distinct sets of dynamics. A main research focus has addressed how religious beliefs, ... More

Religion and Embodiment in the Study of Material Culture  

David Morgan

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Mar 2015
In recent years, the study of religion has undergone a useful materialization in the work of many scholars, who are not inclined to define it in terms of ideas, creeds, or doctrines alone, ... More

Religion and Sports in America  

Arthur Remillard

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Mar 2016
Athletic events occur in discrete locations, played by individuals following a prescribed set of rules, leaving behind metrics like wins and losses, final scores, and overall records. So ... More

Religion in Space: Spatial Approaches to American Religious Studies  

Bret Carroll

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Aug 2015
Space is a basic yet complex dimension in American religion. Historically and historiographically, conceptually and in practice, it has been central to believers’ experiences of what they ... More

The Religious Right in America  

Michael J. McVicar

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Mar 2016
The phrase Religious Right refers to a loose network of political actors, religious organizations, and political pressure groups that formed in the United States in the late 1970s. Also ... More

U.S. Foreign Mission Movement, c. 1800–1860  

Emily Conroy-Krutz

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Feb 2017
In the early 19th century, American Protestants began to send missionaries abroad as part of the foreign mission movement. They were responding to the Great Commission of the Bible: to go ... More

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