Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States.
Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries. Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
The history of religion in the United States begins in 1776 with the American Revolution. For religion in North America before that, see the histories of particular colonies or the traditions of the continent's diverse Indigenous peoples. Historians debate how influential Christianity was in the era of the American Revolution. Many of the founding fathers were active in a local church; some of them, such as Jefferson, Franklin, and Washington had Deist sentiments.
This book relates the empirical findings of an extensive survey (or surveys) of religion in the United States. This is a brilliant book. It offers much insight into the history of religion in American society and into how religions work in American society today. Largely they find religiosity with tolerance. This finding is consistent with my priors. One person found this helpful.
Religious denominations Bloom discusses include The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Christian Science, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the Southern Baptist Convention.
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Moving far beyond the realm of traditional "church history," Patrick Allitt here offers a vigorous and erudite survey of the broad canvas of American religion since World War II.
Because of this civil unrest with regard to religion, the American forefathers believed strongly in the idea of organizing the country in. .The earliest known religions in what is now the United States were that of the Native Americans.
Because of this civil unrest with regard to religion, the American forefathers believed strongly in the idea of organizing the country in a way in which the separation of church and state was guaranteed. Throughout the country, Indian tribes such as the Sioux, Iroquois and Algonquians rejoiced in the bounty provided to them by the Great Spirit, a Spirit found in animals as well as inanimate idols.
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