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The college "Y" : student religion in the era of secularization

Author: David P Setran; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking history of the intercollegiate YMCA, David Setran details the critical role of this organization on American campuses in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. By examining the YMCA's influence on student piety and campus life during the era of collegiate secularization, he explores the evolving place of Protestant Christianity in American higher education. This important study is  Read more...
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Setran, David P.
College "Y".
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(DLC) 2005057418
(OCoLC)62282780
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David P Setran; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230603387 0230603386
OCLC Number: 314774135
Description: 1 online resource (x, 315 pages)
Contents: Organizing a college revival --
Saving collegians to save the world --
Expanding the boundaries --
Building a campus presence --
A muscular faith --
A conservative social gospel --
A shrinking sphere --
In search of a youthful religion --
Building a Christian youth movement --
The curriculum of the Kingdom.
Responsibility: David P. Setran.
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Presenting a history of the YMCA, this work details its role on American campuses. It explores how this organization worked to strengthen the Protestant piety of American collegians through Bible  Read more...

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