xi, 271 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-267) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Purity and protest : sectarianism and immigrant civic engagement Locating the moral authority of immigrant congregations The moral projects of immigrant congregations "Making it in America" : occupational and economic adaptation in immigrant congregations Religion, education, and civic tensions in immigrant congregations Marriage patterns in immigrant congregations : implications for social distance and group identity Language in immigrant congregations : religious and civic considerations Individual engagement : citizenship in immigrant religions Organizational engagement : the ecology of immigrant congregations When and how religion matters for immigrant civic engagement.