Religious Diversity in America: The Emergence of Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, and Others


Publication Date: January 2002

Publisher: American Jewish Committee

Author(s): Tom W. Smith

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Religion; Academic Research; Diversity

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This report studies the changing religious composition of United States over the last generation. Special attention is given to religions that until recently had not been a prominent part of America's religious heritage. In particular, the positions of Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism are examined.