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American Christianity : the continuing revolution

Author: Stephen D Cox
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014.
Series: Discovering America series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Stephen Cox argues that American Christianity is a revolution that is always happening, and always needs to happen. The old-time religion always has to be made new, and that is what Americans have been doing throughout their history. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Church history
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen D Cox
ISBN: 9780292729100 0292729103
OCLC Number: 863801523
Description: x, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ruins or foundations? --
Finding oil --
The mainstream and the cataracts --
The making of revival --
Stars that rise and set --
The low wall of separation --
Millions now living will never die --
Hierarchies and revolutions --
Sermons in stone --
The mortal word --
Unfinished cathedrals.
Series Title: Discovering America series.
Responsibility: Stephen Cox.

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Asserting that "a church that doesn't promise new beginnings can never prosper in America," the author shows that American Christianity must be seen not as a sociological phenomenon but as the  Read more...

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