Support for legal abortion is highest among U. However, there are also many nonmilitant educational alternatives in Cyber Islam. In various ways the government has worked to ensure a place for Islam, including Asian American Islam, on the public square. It has expanded from its geographical and cultural base in ancient Palestine to nearly every nation on earth. In Japan the growth of Christianity was cut short by fierce persecution. South Asian mosques, in common with other mosques, do not have membership, but worshippers are often related by language, nationality, and region of origin.
Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths
Over one in five 23 percent Asian Americans have an ethnic Chinese background, 20 percent Filipino, 18 percent Indian, 10 percent each Vietnamese and Korean, and 8 percent Japanese, according to the U. Religious Affiliation Chapter 2: Religious Affiliation Chapter 2: Seven smaller groups have over , people each: Yet, the national origins of Asian Americans are very diverse, and their socioeconomic achievements are not uniform.
Patterns of Religion
Religious Practices Chapter 6: The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. By far the lowest intermarriage rate is among Hindus. They have been largely responsible for the growth of non-Abrahamic faiths in the United States, particularly Buddhism and Hinduism. The differences among Asian Americans, nevertheless, are striking.
These concepts refer to the ultimate state in which suffering is transcended and individual consciousness ends. Uncategorized May 29, Jainism with 4 million adherents and Sikhism with Those youngsters who attended church and participated in religious activities more were more likely to do well in school and to stay out of trouble. By comparison, less than a quarter of unaffiliated U.