Religion, Genealogy, and the Study of American Religions
Keywords:Genealogy, Charles H. Long, Theory and Method, Religion, Theory, History
This article serves as one of four responses to Dana Logan's 2017 JAAR article entitled, "Lean Closet: Asceticism in Postindustrial Consumer Culture." It investigates the value of genealogical method for the field of American religious history and establishes both benefits and drawbacks to its application.
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