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Kerstetter, Todd M.

Inspiration and Innovation: Religion in the American West

Kerstetter, Todd M. - Inspiration and Innovation: Religion in the American West, ebook

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Covering more than 200 years of history from pre-contact to the present, this textbook places religion at the center of the history of the American West, examining the relationship between religion and the region and their influence on one another.

  • A comprehensive examination of the relationship between religion and the American West and their influence on each other over the course of more than 200 years
  • Discusses diverse groups of people, places, and events that played an important historical role, from organized religion and easily recognized denominations to unorganized religion and cults
  • Provides straightforward explanations of key religious and theological terms and concepts
  • Weaves discussion of American Indian religion throughout the text and presents it in dialogue with other groups
  • Enriches our understanding of American history by examining key factors outside of traditional political, economic, social, and cultural domains

Keywords: US History, US religious history, American West, American Indian religion, first contact, Manifest Destiny, Mormon history, religious missions, American frontier, pioneers, cults, media

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Western History Series
Page amount
288 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118848326
Printed ISBN
9781118848388

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