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American religious history

Author: Amanda Porterfield; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2002.
Series: Blackwell readers in American social and cultural history, 8.
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American religious history.
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2002
(DLC) 2001025262
(OCoLC)46240351
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Porterfield; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9780470693551 047069355X 9780470692813 0470692812 9780631223221 0631223223
OCLC Number: 232611614
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 338 pages).
Contents: Series Editor's Preface. About the Contributors. Introduction. Part I: Historical Essays. 1. Errand Into the Wilderness. (Perry Miller). 2. Exchanging Selves, Exchanging Souls: Contact, Combination, and American Religious History. (Catherine L. Albanese). 3. Shouting Methodists. (Ann Taves). 4. Protestantism as Establishment. (William R. Hutchison). 5. American Fundamentalism: The Ideal of Femininity. (Randall Balmer). 6. Catholicism and American Culture: Strategies for Survival. (Jay P. Dolan). 7. Conservative Judaism. (Gerson D. Cohen). 8. "Introduction," The Faces of Buddhism in America. (Charles S. Prebish). 9. Striving for Muslim Women's Human Rights - Before and Beyond Beijing: An African American Perspective. (Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons). Part II: Primary Documents. 10. A Model of Christian Charity (1630). (John Winthrop). 11. Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson (1637). 12. A Key into the Language of America (1643). (Roger Williams). 13. Poems (1640-1665). (Anne Bradstreet). 14. The Nature of True Virtue (1765). (Jonathan Edwards). 15. Act for Establishing Religious Freedom (1779). (Thomas Jefferson). 16. The Code of Handsome Lake (Ca.1800). (Edward Cornplanter). 17. What a Revival of Religion Is (1834). (Charles Grandison Finney). 18. The Life and Religious Experience of Jarena Lee (1836). (Jarena Lee). 19. Nature (1836). (Ralph Waldo Emerson). 20. Poems (1863-1864). (Emily Dickinson). 21. The American Republic: Its Constitution, Tendencies, and Destiny (1865). (Orestes Brownson). 22. Our Country's Place in History (1869). (Isaac M. Wise). 23. Pre-Existence of Our Spirits (1872). (Orson Pratt). 24. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures (1875). (Mary Baker Eddy). 25. A Function of the Social Settlement (1899). (Jane Addams). 26. The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902). (William James). 27. The Scofield Reference Bible (1909). 28. Christianity and Liberalism (1923). (J. Gresham Machen). 29. From Union Square to Rome (1939). (Dorothy Day). 30. The Future of the American Jew (1948). (Mordecai M. Kaplan). 31. "Foreword," The Sacred Pipe (1953). (Black Elk). 32. "Sunflower Sutra" (1955) and "Kaddish" (1958). (Allen Ginsberg). 33. Nonviolence and Racial Justice (1957). (Martin Luther King, Jr.). 34. God's Judgment of White America (1963). (Malcolm X). 35. "Preface," The Protestant Establishment (1964): E. Digby Baltzell. 36. Religious Freedom (1966). ( John Courtney Murray). 37. Beyond God the Father (1973). (Mary Daly). 38. Ceremony (1977). (Leslie Marmon Silko). 39. "American Indian Religious Freedom," Public Law 95-341 (1978). 40. Sexism and God-Talk (1983). (Rosemary Radford Ruether). 41. The Voice of Sarah (1990). (Tamar Frankiel). 42. Thoughts Without a Thinker (1995). (Mark Epstein). 43. Active Faith (1996). (Ralph Reed). Index.
Series Title: Blackwell readers in American social and cultural history, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Amanda Porterfield.
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