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- DescriptionEcologies of Faith in New York City examines patterns of interreligious cooperation and conflict in New York City. It explores how representative congregations in this religiously diverse city interact with their surroundings by competing for members, seeking out niches, or cooperating via coalitions and neighborhood organizations. Based on in-depth research in New York's ethnically mixed and rapidly changing neighborhoods, the essays in the volume describe how religious institutions shape and are shaped by their environments, what new roles they have assumed, and how they relate to other religious groups in the community.
- Author BiographyRichard Cimino is adjunct professor in Sociology at Hofstra University. He is author of Trusting the Spirit and (with Don Lattin) Shopping for Faith: American Religion in the New Millennium, and editor of Religion Watch. Nadia A. Mian is adjunct professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University Weishan Huang is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Gottingen, Germany.
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication25/11/2012
- SubjectReligion: Comparative, General & Reference
- Series TitlePolis Center Series on Religion and Urban Culture
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note11 b&w illus., 1 map
- Weight409 g
- Width3887 mm
- Height5817 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byNadia A. Mian,Richard P. Cimino,Weishan Huang
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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