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"Religions of the United States in Practice" is a rich anthology of primary sources with accompanying essays that examines religious behavior in America. From praying in an early American synagogue to performing Mormon healing rituals to debating cremation, Volume 1 explores faith through action from Colonial times through the nineteenth century.
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Paperback, 528 pages
Published November 25th 2001 by Princeton University Press (first published November 12th 2001)
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Jason
Quite useful for the original source material included in the volume. The essays by contemporary scholars are so-so. One particularly fascinating piece is James Henley Thornwell's sermon on the Christian doctrine of slavery.
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