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Christian thought in America : a brief history

Author: Catherine Hannah Schell; Daniel J Ott
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a short, accessible overview of the history of Christian thought in America, from the Puritans and other colonials to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Each chapter concludes with a short bibliography of recent scholarship for further reading.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Hannah Schell; Daniel J Ott
ISBN: 1451487738 9781451487732
OCLC Number: 919218405
Description: vii, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
"Errand in the wilderness" : colonists in the New World --
Religious and political awakenings : the Revolution --
Religious thought in the New Republic, something new, something old : revival and restoration --
New paths in the nineteenth century --
Times of turmoil : the Civil War --
Spreading the Word : Victorian evangelicalism and the varieties of Protestantism --
Progressivism and its discontents --
The courage to be and the courage to act : twentieth century developments --
Stretching the Christian story : into the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Hannah Schell and Daniel Ott.

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