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Published: 07 May 2015

368 Pages | 24 maps


ISBN: 9780199386857

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Religion and Community in the New Urban America

Paul D. Numrich and Elfriede Wedam

  • Takes seriously the role of religion in the late modern metropolis
  • Provides ethnographic accounts of how contemporary urban people create community through their congregations
  • Counters urban studies scholars, who may be skeptical that religion plays a significant role in creating the new urban context

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