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The new religious image of urban America

the shopping mall as ceremonial center

by Ira G. Zepp

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Published by University Press of Colorado in Niwot, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Shopping malls -- Religious aspects.,
    • Shopping malls -- United States.,
    • United States -- Religion -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-204) and index.

      StatementIra G. Zepp, Jr. ; with a foreword and introduction by David Carrasco.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .Z47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011197M
      ISBN 100870814362
      LC Control Number96051780

      A new urban form with ,+ people, no central business district, that is not the largest metropolitan area in its region, and has subdivisions governed by homeowners' associations is a boomburg. The pastoral and rural ideal was incorporated into American cities in the 19th century through the construction of.   Leilah Danielson, Marian Mollin, and Doug Rossinow, eds. The Religious Left in Modern America: Doorkeepers of a Radical Faith (Palgrave Macmillan) Darren Dochuk: “Cutting across faith traditions and the entire twentieth century, glimpsing radical social gospels in local and global contexts, and political circumstances of sweeping significance, The Religious Left in Modern America is an. From the book A NEW RELIGIOUS AMERICA by Diana L. Eck, which is published by HarperSanFrancisco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc., and available wherever books are sold. © by Diana. In a narrow sense this book is composed of three essays on topics of current interest to most Americans: religion and politics, racial segregation, and state legislative apportionment. In this narrow sense, the book is guided by three notable Supreme Court cases, the prayer in the public schools case of Engel v.

        Add to Calendar Secrecy: Book Presentation by Professor Hugh Urban. Come listen to Professor Hugh Urban present his book projects: Secrecy--The Adornment of Silence, the Vestment of Power: Comparative Studies in Religious Concealment and Handbook on Religion and Secrecy (Routledge). Professor Urban teaches courses in religious studies . A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins and is peripheral to its society's dominant religious culture. NRMs can be novel in origin or part of a wider religion, in which case they are distinct from pre-existing NRMs deal with the challenges posed by the modernizing.   At some points in the book, the demographic, religious, and ideological differences between rural and urban America are made clear, which is also a factor in any analysis. The new wave of immigration was made up of Italians, Croats, Slovaks, Greeks, and Poles and on the west coast Chinese. Many had immigrated to America due to the massive population in the Old World and were unemployed, due to the urbanization of Europe.

        The secret, according to Moreton, was creating a new service economy based on the religious sentiments of Arkansas that equate serving others with spiritual virtue. Many early employees and managers saw, as her book title suggests, that To Serve God and Wal-Mart is a simultaneous venture that led to the making of Christian free enterprise. Not all of us have seen the Toledo mosque or the Nashville temple, but we will see places like them, if we keep our eyes open -- even in our own communities. They are the architectural signs of a new religious America. For ten years, I have gone out looking for the religious neighbors of a new America. edited by Robert Orsi Join the discussion! Contents Background Content Key Terms Dialogue References External Links ↓ return to top Background. Robert Orsi’s Gods of the City attempts to “define, describe and celebrate the role of urban religion in twentieth-century America” (ix).). For Orsi, “[u]rban religion is what comes from the dynamic engagement of religious traditions (by. Urban culture is the culture of towns and defining theme is the presence of a great number of very different people in a very limited space - most of them are strangers to each other. This makes it possible to build up a vast array of subcultures close to each other, exposed to each other's influence, but without necessarily intruding into people's private lives.


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