in: The review of politics, Volume 21, Issue 1, p. 24-52
ISSN: 0034-6705 (print), 1748-6858 (electronic)
In contemporary US institutional religion grows with a vigor equalled only in the early decades of the 19th cent. From the earliest days before independence it was realized that religious liberty was the only workable rule in a land of increasing religious diversity. Yet contemporary trends indicate that America is being steadily transformed from a predominantly Protestant into a more or less equally Protestant, Cath & Jewish country. However, in some degree tension & conflict truly mirror the US religious scene; but religious individualism has not obscured the soc vision of the many Churches. IPSA.