Religion and the new immigrants : continuities and adaptations in immigrant congregations

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Book
ISBN 10
0742503895 
ISBN 13
9780742503892 
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Publication Year
2000 
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Subject
Immigrants--Religious life--United States.; United States--Emigration and immigration--Religious aspects. 
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492 pages : 24 cm; Preface. -- pt. I. Overview ; Introduction ;Hispanic and Asian immigration waves in Houston /Nestor Rodriguez. --pt. II. Case Studies.Center for Vietnamese Buddhism: recreating home /Thuan Huynh ;The Hsi-Nan Chinese Buddhist Temple: seeking to Americanize /Fenggang Yang ;Chinese Gospel Church: the sinicization of Christianity /Fenggang Yang ;Houston Korean Ethnic Church: an ethnic enclave /Victoria Hyonchu Kwon ;St. Mary's Catholic Church: celebrating domestic religion /Kathleen Sullivan ;Iglesia de Dios: an extended family /Kathleen Sullivan ;St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church: maturing through the generations /Maria V. Gasi ;Iglesia Cristiana Evangelica: arriving in the pipeline /David Cook ;Al-Noor Mosque: strength through unity /Hoda Badr ;Jyothi Hindu Temple: one religion, many practices /Simon Jacob,Pallavi Thaku ;The Zoroastrian Center: an ancient faith in diaspora /Yezdi Rustomji ;Catherine's Catholic Church: one church, parallel congregations /Kathleen Sullivan ;Southwest Assembly of God: whomsoever will /Patricia Dorsey. --pt. III.Thematic Issues. Environmental impacts: opportunities and constraints ;Structural adaptations to the immigrant context ;Providing for the needy: social services and immigrant adaptation ;Reproducing ethnicity ;Language: cause for unity and conflict ;Passing it on: the second generation ;Is the Past Prologue to the Future?; 
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