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Religions of Immigrants from India and Pakistan: New Threads in the American Tapestry

By: Raymond Brady Williams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006829

ISBN: 0521359619

Condition: Fine


Landmark changes in the immigration law of 1965 admitted to the United States large numbers of immigrants from India and Pakistan. The religious groups formed by these new immigrants have exerted and will continue to exert significant influence upon the fabric of American religion and culture. This book is the first comprehensive study of the religious groups formed in the United States by Asian-Indian and Pakistani immigrants and of their patterns of adaptation and organization. Professor Williams provides an overview of the variety of religions practiced by these new immigrants, examining Hi... View more info

Christian Pluralism in the United States: The Indian Immigrant Experience

By: Raymond Brady Williams

Price: $17.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009099

ISBN: 0521570166

Condition: New


Recent immigrant Christians from India are changing the face of American Christianity. They are establishing churches with Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic rites. This book is the first comprehensive study of these Christians, their churches, and their adaptation. Professor Williams describes migration patterns since 1965, and how the role of Indian Christian nurses in creating immigration opportunities for their families affects gender relations, transition of generations, interpretations of migration, Indian Christian family values, and types of leadership. Contemporary mobility and rapid ... View more info

An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism

By: Raymond Brady Williams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031382

ISBN: 0521652790

Condition: New


An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism is a comprehensive study of a modern form of Hinduism that is growing in the place of its birth in the Indian state of Gujarat and among Indian immigrants in east Africa, Great Britain, and the United States. It is the most prominent form of transnational Hinduism because it creates networks that define and preserve ethnic and religious identity in the modern context of rapid mobility and communication. Founded by Sahajanand Swami or Swaminarayan (1781–1830), a religious reformer in a time of great social and political change in Gujarat, Swaminarayan ... View more info