Between the Melting Pot and the Patchwork Quilt in Religious America. Two Case Studies (Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington DC and St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York City) Cover Image

Between the Melting Pot and the Patchwork Quilt in Religious America. Two Case Studies (Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington DC and St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York City)
Between the Melting Pot and the Patchwork Quilt in Religious America. Two Case Studies (Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington DC and St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York City)

Author(s): Nicoleta Stanca
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Comparative Studies of Religion, Politics and religion, Inter-Ethnic Relations, Ethnic Minorities Studies, Sociology of Religion
Published by: EDIS- Publishing Institution of the University of Zilina
Keywords: religion; diversity; ethnicity; race; community; unity;

Summary/Abstract: In a complex context of huge differences between traditional churches and contemporary megachurches, religious mixing, matching and switching, in an ethno-racial diversity environment, in a society characterized by class inequality and political awareness, the article will attempt to show how religion brings individuals and communities together in the US in a patchwork quilt model.

  • Issue Year: 6/2020
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 93-100
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English