Tag: America

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    Read excerpts from Jeff Sheler’s interview with Emory University religion professor Gary Laderman. More

    April 26, 2002 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Diana Eck exploring religious America. More

    April 26, 2002 | Comments

  • Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with sociologist Alan Wolfe exploring religion in America. More

    April 26, 2002 | Comments

  • Americans are tolerant when it comes to other religions; they are not threatened by other religions; and yet they don’t know much about them. These are the main findings of R&E’s national telephone survey of 2,002 adults in the United States. More

    April 16, 2002 | Comments

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    “In simple terms, we have become the most religiously diverse nation on earth,” says Diana Eck, professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University. More

    March 8, 2002 | Comments

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    Part two of a five-part series exploring religious America: Today, just over half of all Americans are Protestants, worshipping in 300,000 congregations, in many hundreds of denominations — and, often, apart from any denomination. Part two reports on the experiences of being a mainline Protestant, an evangelical, and part of the black Church. More

    March 3, 2002 | Comments

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    Many second generation American Hindus are fascinated by the religion’s philosophy, but rarely go to the temple or practice rituals, and often don’t understand them. There is a danger that the beliefs the rituals embody are at risk. More

    August 6, 1999 | Comments

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    Alongside Christians and Jews in all their variety, there are now Muslims and Buddhists and Sikhs and Hindus, a million Hindus in all, struggling, as have all other newcomers, to establish their faith and traditions in the United States. More

    July 30, 1999 | Comments

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