Transnational Religion

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Transnational Religion

Lecture Notes AMST-A 100 3/11/14


Lecture number:
15
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Amst-A 100 - What Is America?
Edition:
1

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AMST-A100 1st Edition Lecture 15 Outline of Last Lecture I. The founding myth of religious freedom in the U.S II. What counts as a religion? III. Changing views of Native American religion a. White Shamans and Plastic Medicine Men Outline of Current Lecture I. Our Lady of 115th Street a. Haiti b. Catholicism & Voodoo c. Key Terms II. “Our Lady of the Diaspora” in Brazil III. Buddhism in America a. Japanese Americans & the Buddhist Church of America b. Convert Buddhism Current Lecture Our Lady of 115th Street  Haiti o Long history of immigration to the US over the last 3 or 4 decades o A relatively poor country and a troubled political past push people to immigrate to US o Haitian immigrants practice their religion in a way that blurs Haitian religion and American religion  Catholicism & Voodoo o Our Lady of Mount Carmel  Italian American church These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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