Although Protestantism was still the dominant cultural and religious leader in American thought as the 19th century gave way to the 20th, the times were changing. Immigrants from eastern and southern Europe, including great numbers of Catholics and Jews, along with tides of Chinese workers to the western U.S., brought with them their own cultures and beliefs. Even within Protestantism, the ground was shifting in terms of theological thought and interpretation.
What beliefs sustained your immigrant ancestors?
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