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American denominational history : perspectives on the past, prospects for the future

Author: Keith Harper
Publisher: Tuscaloosa [Ala.] : University of Alabama Press, ©2008.
Series: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work brings various important topics and groups in American religious history the rigor of scholarly assessment of the current literature. The fruitful questions that are posed by the positions and experiences of the various groups are carefully examined. American Denominational History points the way for the next decade of scholarly effort.
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American denominational history.
Tuscaloosa [Ala.] : University of Alabama Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008018609
(OCoLC)227002088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Harper
ISBN: 9780817381080 0817381082
OCLC Number: 608913524
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 222 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Catholic distinctiveness and the challenge of American denominationalism / Amy Koehlinger --
New directions on the congregational way / Margaret Bendroth --
Presbyterians in America : denominational history and the quest for identity / Sean Michael Lucas --
From the margin to the middle to somewhere in between : an overview of American Baptist historiography / Keith Harper --
"Everything arose just as the occasion offered" : defining Methodist identity through the history of Methodist polity / Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait --
Black Protestantism : a historiographical appraisal / Paul Harvey --
Mormon historiography / David J. Whittaker --
Interpreting American Pentecostal origins : retrospect and prospect / Randall J. Stephens --
"We're all evangelicals now" : the existential and backward historiography of twentieth-century evangelicalism / Barry Hankins.
Series Title: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Responsibility: edited by Keith Harper.

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