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Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street

ISBN : 9780190868369

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¥3,069
Author: 
Katie Day
Pages
266 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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In a revelatory study of Philadelphia's Germantown Avenue, home to a diverse array of more than 90 congregations, Katie Day explores the formative and multifaceted role of religious congregations within an urban environment.

Index: 

Index of Pictures and Figures
Introduction
1. Mapping Faith on the Avenue
2. Constructing the Sacred in Space and Place
3. Seeking the Welfare of the City
4. Pound for Pound: The Social Impact of Small Churches
5. Pentecostal Latinas: Engendering Selves in Storefront Congregations
6. Muslims on the Block: Navigating the Urban Ecology
7. Urban Flux: Mobility, Change and Communities of Faith
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

Katie Day is the Charles A. Schieren Professor of Church and Society at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. She is the author of three other books and numerous articles that look at how religion impacts a variety of social realities.

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