By Tony Carnes,Fenggang Yang
Asian American Religions brings jointly one of the most present study on Asian American religions from a social technological know-how point of view. the amount makes a speciality of faith in Asian American groups in long island, Houston, la, and the Silicon Valley/Bay quarter, and it incorporates a present demographic assessment of many of the Asian populations around the usa. It additionally offers details on present developments, 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 non secular identity are Christian, and that one-third of Muslims within the usa are Asian Americans.
Rather than organizing the publication round specific ethnic teams or religions, Asian American Religions facilities on thematic concerns, like symbols and rituals, political obstacles, and iteration gaps, on the way to spotlight the function 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