The pro & con book of religious America

a bicentennial argument
  • 149 Pages
  • 2.19 MB
  • English
Word Books , Waco, Tex
United States -- Rel


United S

StatementMartin E. Marty.
LC ClassificationsBR515 .M325
The Physical Object
Pagination143, 149 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5062343M
LC Control Number74027478

The pro & con book of religious America: A bicentennial argument Hardcover – January 1, by Martin E Marty (Author)5/5(1). After reading (and talking of) so many complaints about religion by "extremophiles," and irrational zealots like Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Donald Prothero, Stephen Hawking and many more of the New or Militant Atheist movement, along with the other extreme - the fanatical religious people - a book presenting both the pros and cons of religion and written inis sure to be a 5/5.

Get this from a library. The pro & con book of religious America: a bicentennial argument. [Martin E Marty]. Religion discourages free inquiry and restricts freedom of thought, by encouraging the idea that fundamental answers can only be found in a fixed and specific book or belief system.

Preachers and religious leaders can also encourage a culture of unquestioning loyalty amongst their followers.

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Books shelved as american-religious-history: The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark A. Noll, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern Home My Books. Patrick Allitt of Emory University has written a very impressive book,Religion in America Since A History. What has been said about America must also be said about religion in America: it is so vast and various that almost anything said about it is amply supported by the by:   1) Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England by David Hall.

If you want to dig deep into what the earliest American colonists believed, this is a great book to start with, as Hall looks at the religious lives of many ordinary people. 2) Awash in a Sea of Faith by Jon Butler. You’ll have to suffer some. Shadowland: From Jeffrey Epstein to the Clintons, from Obama and Biden to the Occult Elite: Exposing the Deep-State Actors at War with Christianity, Donald Trump, and America's Destiny Thomas Horn.

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Slow man progress, for example, stem cell research. It brainwash the worshippers. Uses fear tactics, for example, going to hell. May lead to greed, power and hypocrisy. Religious leaders use religion to enrich themselves. Religion may be use to preys on people’s ignorance.

Evangelism has long been a part of American religious history; this continues today. Where the "word of God" was spread through printed documents and word of mouth in colonial times, in the modern era the "word" is relayed through television and radio broadcasting and other technologies (in the early s, evangelist websites began to.

Diana L. Eck’s religious sociology book, A New Religious America: How a “Christian Country” Has Become the World’s Most Religiously Diverse Nation (), considers America’s religious landscape and how it has changed so much over the last century. The book received widespread critical praise upon publication for its daring subject.

The parts of the book that form a straightforward essay on religion in America are wise, sympathetic, and vividly written.

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But his weaving of this account into the story of France's long obsession with America is fascinating in its own right, and casts light on the larger theme.

Summary. Religion in America: The Basics is a concise introduction to the historical development of religions in the United States. It is an invitation to explore the complex tapestry of religious beliefs and practices that shaped life in North America from the colonial encounters of the fifteenth century to the culture wars of the twenty-first century.

Or, of course, for the solitary reader seeking a better understanding of this nation’s religious history. Book Reviewed Thomas S. Kidd, America’s Religious History: Faith, Politics, and the Shaping of a Nation (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Academic, ). P.S. If you liked my review, please click “Yes” on my Amazon review page.

PROS & CONS Analysis allows evaluating and identifying inbuilt sense to tolerate others religious beliefs, and accept the world as 'One Family'. In Hinduism there is no holy book, no religious authority, or an organization that accepts, rejects, opposes or prosecutes anyone on behalf of Hindu religion.

When we analyse ‘Pros’ and. Religion: Pros and Cons Filed under: Religion — Tags: belief in god, fear of death, human existence, moral code, religious views, simpl — truth_seeker @ pm I have come under fire fire as of late for my “religious” views.

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A NEW RELIGIOUS AMERICA: How a "Christian Country" Has Become the World's Most Religiously Diverse Nation Diana L. Eck, Author. Harper San Francisco $26 (p) ISBN   Helping Americans understand the importance of religious freedom, as well as a measured view of contemporary threats to it, is the goal of a new book.

Edit (8/16/11): I will categorize myself as disappointed. I think the problem began with the idea that this book was going to provide some of that Religious Literacy (what every american needs to know-- and doesn't). Instead, the majority was spent arguing why Religious literacy was important-- something I was already on-board with.

Damn/5. Pros and Cons of Freedom of Religion Pro’s of Immigration Work force- many immigrants work at low-paying jobs that natural born citizens often don’t want to jobs, although not glamorous, are essential to the economy.

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Pro 5 A tax exemption for churches is not a subsidy to religion, and is therefore constitutional.

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As stated by US Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger in his majority opinion in Walz v. Tax Commission of the City of New York (), “The grant of a tax exemption is not sponsorship, since the government does not transfer part of its revenue to churches, but simply.

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From left to right, an 18th century Torah scroll, a .evolving history of religion in America through excellent books based on superb and innovative research. These books graphically detail America's often powerful encounter with religion from the sixteenth through the early twenty-first centuries.

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