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The Resource When one religion isn't enough : the lives of spiritually fluid people, Duane R. Bidwell

When one religion isn't enough : the lives of spiritually fluid people, Duane R. Bidwell

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When one religion isn't enough : the lives of spiritually fluid people
Title
When one religion isn't enough
Title remainder
the lives of spiritually fluid people
Statement of responsibility
Duane R. Bidwell
Title variation
  • When one religion is not enough
  • When one religion isnt enough
Title variation remainder
the lives of spiritually fluid people
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Language
eng
Summary
In the United States, we often assume religious and spiritual identity are pure, static, and singular. But some people regularly cross religious boundaries. These "spiritually fluid" people celebrate complex religious bonds, and in the process they blur social categories, evoke prejudice, and complicate religious communities. Their presence sparks questions: How and why do people become spiritually fluid? Are they just confused or unable to commit? How do we make sense of them? When One Religion Isn't Enough explores the lives of spiritually fluid people, revealing that while some chose multiple religious belonging, many more inherit it. For many North Americans, the complicated legacies of colonialism are part of their family story, and they may consider themselves both Christian and Hindu, or Buddhist, or Yoruban, or one of the many other religions native to colonized lands. For some Asian Americans, singular religious identity may seem an alien concept, as many East Asian nations freely mix Buddhist, Confucian, Taoist, and other traditions. Some African American Christians are consciously seeking to reconnect with ancestral spiritualities. And still other people are born into religiously mixed families. Jewish-Christian intermarriage led the way in the US, but religious diversity here is only increasing: almost four in ten Americans (39 percent) who have married since 2010 have a spouse who is in a different religious group. Through in-depth conversations with spiritually fluid people, renowned scholar Duane Bidwell explores how people come to claim and be claimed by multiple religious traditions, how spiritually fluid people engage radically opposed truth claims, and what this growing population tells us about change within our communities
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Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
Biography type
collective biography
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10747209
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DLC
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Bidwell, Duane R
Dewey number
261.2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Christianity and other religions
  • Spiritual biography
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Spiritual biography
  • RELIGION / Comparative Religion
  • RELIGION / Ecumenism & Interfaith
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
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the lives of spiritually fluid people
Label
When one religion isn't enough : the lives of spiritually fluid people, Duane R. Bidwell
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Where I stand -- "Normal" spirituality? -- Choosing -- Receiving -- Collaborating -- A field guide to spiritual fluidity -- Observations, implications, provocations -- A note on methods and criteria
Control code
on1050140079
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780807091241
Lccn
2018018026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1050140079
Label
When one religion isn't enough : the lives of spiritually fluid people, Duane R. Bidwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where I stand -- "Normal" spirituality? -- Choosing -- Receiving -- Collaborating -- A field guide to spiritual fluidity -- Observations, implications, provocations -- A note on methods and criteria
Control code
on1050140079
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780807091241
Lccn
2018018026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1050140079

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