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Religion and American Society

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society (book).
William H. Swatos, Jr., editor. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 1998.
http://hirr.hartsem.edu/ency/index.html
From the Association for the Sociology of Religion/Religious Research Association. With permission of the author, the Hartford Institute for Religion Research has an online version of the encyclopedia available.

Faith & Community: The Public Role of Religion (video).
Creative Street, 2003.
http://www.faithandcommunity.org/
From the Polis Center at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). This series of video tapes explores the intersection of faith and secular society through significant events and topics of national interest and concern.

Jews in America: A Contemporary Reader (book).
Roberta Rosenberg Farber, and Chaim I. Waxman, editors. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England Press, 1999.
A series of interdisciplinary essays on the personal, social, religious and political aspects of contemporary American Jewish life.

The National Council of Churches (NCC) (organization).
http://www.ncccusa.org/
With 36 Protestant, Anglican, and Orthodox denominations across the country, NCC promotes Christian ecumenical communication and cooperation.

A New Religious America (book).
Diana L. Eck. San Francisco, CA: Harper SanFrancisco, 2001.
Through immigration and an expanded interest in diverse traditions, the United States has experienced an influx and expansion of religious traditions - becoming, perhaps, the world's most religiously diverse nation, according to author Diana Eck.

On Common Ground: World Religions in America (CD-ROM).
Second Edition. Columbia University Press, 2003.
A series of visual and auditory vignettes documenting historical moments in the religiously-diverse United States of America.

The Pluralism Project: Committee on the Study of Religion (organization).
http://www.pluralism.org/.
From Harvard University. A project designed to help Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and the active dissemination of resources. Includes a list of 360 Interfaith organizations.

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