Gatherings in Diaspora CL (Hardcover )


Stephen Warner


R Stephen Warner


Judith G Wittner


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Gatherings in Diaspora brings together the latest chapters in the long-running chronicle of religion and immigration in the American experience. Today, as in the past, people migrating to the United States bring their religions with them, and their religious identities often mean more to them away from home, in their diaspora, than they did before.

This book explores and analyzes the diverse religious communities of post-1965 diasporas: Christians, Jews, Muslims, Hindus, Rastafarians, and practitioners of Vodou, from countries such as China, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Iran, Jamaica, Korea, and Mexico. The contributors explore how, to a greater or lesser extent, immigrants and their offspring adapt their religious institutions to American conditions, often interacting with religious communities already established. The religious institutions they build, adapt, remodel, and adopt become worlds unto themselves, congregations, where new relations are forged within the community -- between men and women, parents and children recent arrival and those longer settled.

About the Author :

R Stephen Warner has contributed to Gatherings in Diaspora CL as an editor. R. Stephen Warner is Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Judith G Wittner has contributed to Gatherings in Diaspora CL as an editor. Wittner is Associate Professor of Sociology.

Book Details

Title: Gatherings in Diaspora CL
Publisher: Temple University Press
Author: Stephen Warner, R Stephen Warner, Judith G Wittner
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English




No. of Pages: 409
Publish Date: 1998-05-31
Binding: Hardcover
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