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Author Kniss, Fred Lamar, 1956-

Title Sacred assemblies and civic engagement [electronic resource] : how religion matters for America's newest immigrants / Fred Kniss, Paul D. Numrich.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 271 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-267) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Purity and protest : sectarianism and immigrant civic engagement -- Locating the moral authority of immigrant congregations -- The moral projects of immigrant congregations -- "Making it in America" : occupational and economic adaptation in immigrant congregations -- Religion, education, and civic tensions in immigrant congregations -- Marriage patterns in immigrant congregations : implications for social distance and group identity -- Language in immigrant congregations : religious and civic considerations -- Individual engagement : citizenship in immigrant religions -- Organizational engagement : the ecology of immigrant congregations -- When and how religion matters for immigrant civic engagement.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Immigrants -- Religious life -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Religion and culture -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Immigrants -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area -- Social conditions.
Social participation -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area.
Chicago Metropolitan Area (Ill.) -- Religion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Numrich, Paul David, 1952-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813541709 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813541700 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813541716 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813541719 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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