Masking Protestant, Hindu, Jewish, New Age, Mormon, Buddhist, Roman Catholic, and plenty of different faiths, Religion in 20th Century America is a dynamic examine faith in the United States via international Wars, monstrous industrialization, the civil rights circulation, and big immigration. incorporated are an important moments, such as:
* The appointment of Louis Brandeis, a Jew, to the U.S. preferrred Court
* The contentious courtroom trial of John T. Scopes, which dramatized the talk over Darwinism
* the intense upward push of evangelist Billy Graham at mid-century
* The Presbyterian church's determination to ordain women
*The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
*The federal government's determination to assault the department Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.
With a chronology, index, and recommendations for additional interpreting following, those momentous occasions and others are tied jointly in an soaking up narrative in Religion in 20th Century America, supplying an illuminating consultant to the advanced problems with 21st-century faith.
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