By Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang
Asian American Religions brings jointly essentially the most present examine on Asian American religions from a social technology viewpoint. the quantity specializes in faith in Asian American groups in ny, Houston, la, and the Silicon Valley/Bay region, and it encompasses a present demographic review of some of the Asian populations around the usa. It additionally offers details on present tendencies, corresponding to that Filipino and Korean americans are the main religiously observant humans in the USA, that over 60 percentage of Asian american citizens who've a spiritual identity are Christian, and that one-third of Muslims within the usa are Asian Americans.
Rather than organizing the e-book round specific ethnic teams or religions, Asian American Religions facilities on thematic concerns, like symbols and rituals, political limitations, and new release gaps, with the intention to spotlight the position of Asian American religions in negotiating, accepting, redefining, altering, and developing obstacles within the groups' social life.
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Asian American Religions: The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries (Religion, Race, and Ethnicity) by Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang