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The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Paul D. Numrich

Abstract

Religious diversity in the United States has increased dramatically in recent decades. How are Christians relating to their Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and other new religious neighbors? Using local examples, this book covers the gamut of Christian perspectives in a multireligious America, including debate over a new Hindu temple in town, an Episcopal church that has hosted a mosque since 1987, cooperative efforts between African American pastors and Muslim leaders, immigrant Christians seeking to save non-Christian fellow immigrants, evangelicals resettling immigrants and refugees through “frien ... More

Keywords: religious diversity, religious neighbors, Christian perspectives, multireligious America, theology, church study groups, interreligious encounters, Chicago

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195386219
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul D. Numrich, author
Loyola University College, USA