By Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang
Asian American Religions brings jointly 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 sector, and it features a present demographic review of a few of the Asian populations around the usa. It additionally offers info on present traits, akin to that Filipino and Korean americans are the main religiously observant humans in the United States, that over 60 percentage of Asian american citizens who've a non secular 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 matters, like symbols and rituals, political barriers, and new release gaps, so that it will spotlight the function of Asian American religions in negotiating, accepting, redefining, altering, and developing barriers 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