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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Table of Contents:
  • PART I: HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS INTERMARRIAGE: A STORY OF LIBERATION AND SHIFTING BOUNDARIES
  • Seeds of Liberation: Theological and Legal Doors Open in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries
  • An Era of Intra-Religious Marriage: Societal Doors Begin to Open in the Nineteenth Century
  • An Era of Interreligious Marriage: Societal Doors Open in the Twentieth Century
  • PART II: CONTEMPORARY INTERMARRIAGES: A STORY OF NEGOTIATION, INNOVATION, AND THE DEFIANCE OF BOUNDARIES
  • Boundaries and Parameters: Normative Boundaries among Religions and between the Religious and Secular
  • Stories of Contemporary Intermarriages: Paradox and Ambiguity
  • An Era of Interfaith Marriage: The Defiance of Boundaries
  • Transforming Religion and Christianity: The Emergence of Interfaith Space.