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Alternative Religious Movements and Race in America  

Emily Suzanne Clark

Online publication date:
Jan 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
New Religions, Religion in America
Alternative religious movements have played a significant role in American history. There is no easy definition for these types of groups; their ideas and practices vary. One clear ... More

The Black Atlantic and the African Diaspora  

Walter C. Rucker

Online publication date:
Feb 2018
The Black Atlantic and the African Diaspora refer to overlapping geographic and historical concepts each representing a complex series of dispersals, connections and reconnections, ... More

Gender and Spirituality in Late Modern Western Society  

Karen Pechilis

Gender and spirituality are both terms that signify alterity, especially a critique of established social conventions, including conventions of disciplining personhood on the basis of ... More

Mormonism  

Patrick Q. Mason

Online publication date:
Sep 2015
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
New Religions, Religion in America
Mormonism is the collective name for a group of related churches, movements, and theologies that trace their origins back to the prophetic revelations of Joseph Smith Jr. (b. 1805–d. 1844). ... More

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