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Civil religion in America
  • R. Bellah
  • History, Philosophy
  • 1 September 2005
WmxE some have argued that Christianity is the national faith, and others that church and synagogue celebrate only the generalized religion of "the American Way of life," few have reahzed that there
Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age
Religion in Human Evolution is a work of extraordinary ambition--a wide-ranging, nuanced probing of our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have most often imagined were
Beyond Belief: Essays on Religion in a Post-Traditionalist World
Beyond Belief collects fifteen celebrated, broadly ranging essays in which Robert Bellah interprets the interplay of religion and society in concrete contexts from Japan to the Middle East to the
Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco
In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data
The Broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in Time of Trial
This Second Edition represents Bellah's summation of his views on civil religion in America. In his 1967 classic essay "Civil Rights in America," Bellah argued that the religious dimensions of
Faithful Generations: Race and New Asian American Churches
"What Jeung has told us is a story very much in progress of unfolding. It gives us a window into salient features of American religion, a window into which it will be worth looking again as time goes