Protestant--Catholic--Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology
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Protestant--Catholic--Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology

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"The most honored discussion of American religion in mid-twentieth century times is Will Herberg's Protestant-Catholic-Jew. . . . [It] spoke precisely to the mid-century condition and speaks in still applicable ways to the American condition and, at its best, the human condition."—Martin E. Marty, from the Introduction

"In Protestant-Catholic-Jew Will Herberg has written th...more
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Published October 15th 1983 by University Of Chicago Press (first published December 1st 1955)
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Joshua Stein
Herberg presents an interesting look at American religious sociology in the late fifties, and it's well worth the read if that's your area of interest. Some of his claims (like the absence of a successor to Clarence Darrow) are less than justified, and he has a semi-masturbatory tone when discussing the religious revival in the United States.

He's far from objective, and that bothers me, given that he's supposed to be a sociologist. Still, its a worthwhile read, just keep in mind that there's def...more
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