Reviews of “Shopping for Faith”
savvy appreciation of where we are now and where we are heading in
the restless search for spiritual truth…To their credit, the
authors concern themselves only with an inventory of the spiritual
resources that are available, and they make no value judgments about
the choices we may make."
for Faith is as good as it gets in assessing the U.S. religion scene
at millennium’s end."
personal stories…capture the transformation of the religious
landscape. Religious leaders and scholars would do well to ponder the
many pressing questions raised by Cimino and Lattin’s impressive
brisk new book by journalists Richard Cimino and Don Lattin…Their
chronicle of religion and culture finds an abundance of shopping activity…Cimino
and Lattin reach beyond market themes to social issues, culture wars,
the search for community and varieties of spirituality…A helpful
in a while, a book comes along that genuinely pins down religion in
the United States and persuades the reader the future doesn't’t
look so bad. Such a book is Shopping for Faith: American Religion in
the New Millennium."
February 5, 2017