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Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement

How Religion Matters for America"s Newest Immigrants

by Fred Kniss

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative religion,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Religious groups,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Chicago Metropolitan Area,
  • Illinois,
  • Immigrants,
  • Religion and culture,
  • Religious life,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11349865M
    ISBN 100813541719
    ISBN 109780813541716

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      Rhys H. Williams is a professor of sociology at the University of Cincinnati and former editor of the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America's Newest Immigrants. reviewed by Rhys H. Williams June 1, What fuels my civic engagement is the desire to be a witness for Jesus and ambassador for him in these circles, while influencing people for righteousness. 1 2 3 6 NEXT SINGLE PAGE.

    Sacred Assembly. K likes. Imagine what might happen if The Body of Christ gathered together for a public sacred assembly To pray in humility, Followers: K.   Recent studies have shown that participation in religious institutions facilitates the civic incorporation of contemporary immigrants. These studies have focused on either the immigrant generation or on the second generation. This paper contributes to the literature by showing how negotiations and disagreements between generations shape the civic engagement of Cited by: 3.


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Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement takes an in-depth look at one particular urban area—the Chicago metropolitan region—and examines how religion affects the civic engagement of the nation’s newest residents.

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Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement takes an in-depth look at one particular urban areaùthe Chicago metropolitan regionùand examines how religion affects the civic engagement of the nation's newest residents. ive of the Pew Charitable Trusts, Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for Americas Newest Immigrants, focuses attention on 16 immigrant religious organizations in metropolitan Chicago "to explore how religion matters as a force in the civic engagement patterns of America's newest immigrant groups" (8).

Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement Book Description: Immigration to the United States has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of America's history. Read the full-text online edition of Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America's Newest Immigrants ().

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Numrich present a new study of immigrant religious congregations that is admirable both for its breadth and for its conceptual innovations.

Kniss and Numrich report ethnographic and interview data from 16 immigrant congregations in the Chicago. In this context, Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement by Kniss and Numrich becomes a much-needed work, bringing our understanding of immigrant religion and its impact on civic engagement to a higher by: 1.

One of several volumes emerging from the Gateway Cities research initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts, Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion M We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of by: sacred assemblies and civic engagement: how religion matters for america's newest immigrants by fred kniss and paul d.

numrich Article in Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 47(3) Author: Cecilia Menjívar. Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement takes an in-depth look at one particular urban area - the Chicago metropolitan region - and examines how religion affects the civic engagement of the nation's newest residents"--Jacket.

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[Fred Lamar Kniss; Paul David Numrich] -- Immigration to the United States has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of America?s history. Currently, about 40 percent of the nation?s annual population.

In Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement Fred Kniss and Paul Numrich take an important step in answering these questions by examining immigrant religious congregations in the greater Chicago area. Kniss is associate professor and chair of sociology at Loyola University Chicago, while Num rich is director of the Program in World Religions at the Theological Consortium of Greater.

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Book Review: Banaras Author: William K. Kay. Sacred Activism: The Practice of Civic Engagement Terry Patten March 6, Free, Integral Live, Lifestyle, Perspectives, Presentations, Video 4 Comments Our collective challenges are so enormous and often so abstract, while our individual actions feel so small in comparison, which leaves many of us with a sense of helplessness that can.

The Civic Education Program at The Philanthropy Roundtable has also compiled a list of more organizations promoting civic engagement and education projects, including many that provide middle and high school students opportunities to learn about civics and government, and to engage in civic leadership activities.

Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.Chapter Six: Political Attitudes and Political Behavior Page Chapter Six: Political Attitudes and Political Behavior Political Attitudes and Political Behavior - Books Note: The authors could not identify enough books citations in this category to warrant its divi- Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America.He is co-author of Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America’s Newest Immigrants.

He has also published a variety of articles and chapters on religious and cultural change, and is the author of Disquiet in the Land, a study of cultural conflict among U.S. Mennonites in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.