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Nature Religion in America

From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age (Chicago History of American Religion)

by Catherine L. Albanese

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL7415061M
ISBN 100226011461
ISBN 109780226011462

Get this from a library! Making nature sacred: literature, religion, and environment in America from the Puritans to the present. [John Gatta]. the book of nature directly was a more valuable means of knowing God than reading theological texts (though not more valuable than reading scripture itself). The metaphor of the book of nature persists into the twelfth century where the notion of nature as a book is reinvigorated by Alain de Lille (–) and Thomas Aquinas (–.

In this book, Bloom gives insight into what he calls the American religion--the de facto religious culture that most Americans share. He names the LDS church as the most literal embodiment of the mix between love of country and love of God and devotes a chapter to them/5. Books. Creativity's founding text is Nature's Eternal Religion, which was written by Klassen in The book proposes that white people are the "supreme act of creation", and only white people are capable of divine creativity. The first book critiques Christianity, including the Christian Bible.

Less apologetic descriptions of nature religions sometimes argue that an important feature of these systems is not in harmony with nature as is often claimed but instead a mastery and control over the forces of nature. In “Nature Religion in America” (), Catherine Albanese argued that even the rationalistic deism of early America was. At once historically and theoretically informed, these essays invite the reader to think of religion dynamically, reconsidering American religious history in terms of practices that are linked to specific social contexts. The point of departure is the concept of "lived religion." Discussing such topics as gift exchange, cremation, hymn-singing, and women's spirituality, a group of leading.


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Catherine Albanese's treatise on Nature Religion in the U.S. is probably her best known work, although it is by no means her only area of focus.

In this volume, she defines and defends what she calls "Nature Religion."Cited by: Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age.

This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American history/5.

The book Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age, Catherine L. Albanese is published by University of Chicago Press. Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age, Albanese.

The author (Religion/U.C. at Santa Barbara) is as delighted with her discovery of a nature religion as a prospector who's hit pay dirt. Acknowledging at the outset that the spiritual orientations of Americans and the Anglo-American Puritans stand as a ""classic study in religious difference,"" Albanese traces shifts in the settlers' view of wilderness as spiritual testing ecole-temps-danse.com: () Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age.

Charts the multiple histories of American nature religion and explores the moral and spiritual responses the encounter with nature has provoked throughout American history. Traces the connections between movements and individuals.

Catherine Albanese's treatise on Nature Religion in the U.S. is probably her best known work, although it is by no means her only area of focus. In this volume, she defines and defends what she calls "Nature Religion.".

Nature religion in America: from the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. [Catherine L Albanese] -- Charts the multiple histories of American nature religion and explores the moral and spiritual responses the encounter with nature has provoked throughout American history.

Religion & Nature in the Occident and North America (12 Mayprepared by Bron Taylor) This reading list is for students taking both an exam in religion and nature theory, and another exam in religion and nature in Occidental cultures and history.

Reading lists for individual students may be modified by negotiation with committee members. Feb 07,  · Crosby's "A Religion of Nature" can at times be dry and a real slog to read, and as one reviewer stated, this book is very academic.

It is not really a book that grabs you so that you can't put it down; but it's more of a book that you read some of, put down to mull over for a while, and come back later to read some of, then ecole-temps-danse.com by: Jun 07,  · Religion in America [Julia Corbett Hemeyer] on ecole-temps-danse.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Religion in America, 7 th Edition provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the changing religious landscape of the United States. Extensively revised and updated to reflect current events and trendsCited by: Introduction: The case for nature religion --Native ground: nature and culture in early America --Republican nature: from the revolution that was lawful to the destiny that was manifest --Wildness and the passing show: transcendental religion and its legacies --Physical religion: natural sin and healing grace in the nineteenth century.

Rent or buy Nature Religion in America - Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases. In the book Nature Religion in America, _____ argues that in America the term nature religion fits a whole range of American beliefs, from precolonial Native American religions to the contemporary "New Age" movement.

to live in balance and harmony with nature and the gods. In the book Nature Religion in America, _____ argues that in America the term nature religion fits a whole range of American beliefs, from precolonial Native American religions to. Dec 15,  · In the book Nature Religion in America, _____ argues that in America the term nature religion fits a whole range of American beliefs, from precolonial Native American religions to the contemporary "New Age" movement.

asked Dec 15, in. May 17,  · BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: Now, part four of our series EXPLORING RELIGIOUS ecole-temps-danse.com, the broad interest in spirituality — within churches and apart from them.

According to. May 31,  · The structure of the book is another strength. Pasquier devotes the first two chapters to discussion of the nature of studying religion in America, including the modern construction of the concept of religion, and the discipline’s move from church history to religious history and lived religion.

81 entries are listed here. It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas.

Items in lower case italics are classes of religion and not actual religions. For example, "theism" is any religion that contains god(s), and "polytheism" is a form of theism.

The connections between American popular culture and religion is the subject of this multifaceted and innovative collection. Ranging from religious themes in cowboy fiction to Madonna's "Like a Prayer," from televangelism to the world of sports, the book's contributors offer fascinating insights into what popular culture reveals about the nature of American religion today.

America was exceptional in its willingness to embrace diverse religions and was the first western nation to be founded predominately by Protestants rather than Roman Catholics.

In fact, religious freedom plays a significant role in the history of the United States. The term "nature religion" was first coined by the American religious studies scholar Catherine Albanese, who used it in her work Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age () and later went on to use it in other studies.

Following on from Albanese's development of the term it has since been used by other academics working in the discipline.” Religious beliefs, myths, dogmas, and legends are the representations that express the nature of these sacred things and the virtues and powers that are attributed to them.

The development of religion has taken different forms in different cultures. Some religions place an emphasis on belief while others emphasize practice.Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age [Catherine L.

Albanese]. This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has proAuthor: Catherine L. Albanese.