Interfaith marriage in America [electronic resource] : the transformation of religion and Christianity / by Erika B. Seamon.

This book explores the historical, theological and societal dynamics of religious intermarriage as a way to introduce scholars to the myriad of factors that have contributed and will continue to contribute to the complete transformation of religion and Christianity in the twenty-first century.

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Main Author: Seamon, Erika B.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series:Christianities of the world.
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Summary:This book explores the historical, theological and societal dynamics of religious intermarriage as a way to introduce scholars to the myriad of factors that have contributed and will continue to contribute to the complete transformation of religion and Christianity in the twenty-first century.
"Globalization, migration, and cultural and spiritual exchanges are occurring everyday in the homes of Christians who marry Jews, Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists. As these American families negotiate differences and build bridges among their extended families and communities, they are re-imagining foundational understandings of belief, practice, and community. This book explores historical foundations and contemporary dynamics of religious intermarriage in the U.S. as a lens to the transformation of religion in America. In the lives of these families, categories like Christian, non-Christian, religious or non-religious no longer apply. These false dichotomies miss important aspects of lived religious pluralism on the ground"--
Physical Description:1 online resource.
ISBN:9781137014856
1137014857
9781349436958
134943695X