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The Devil & Doctor Dwight : satire & theology in the early American Republic

Author: Colin Wells; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsurg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2002.
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At the close of the 18th century, the poet and clergyman Timothy Dwight waged a literary and intellectual war against the forces of ""infidelity"". This text re-examines this episode by focusing on  Read more...

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Wells, Colin, 1965-
Devil and Doctor Dwight.
Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsurg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606837569
Named Person: Timothy Dwight; Charles Chauncy
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Wells; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
ISBN: 0807827150 9780807827154 0807853836 9780807853832
OCLC Number: 48170729
Description: viii, 254 pages : facsimiles ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. An American Dunciad --
Ch. 2. The Salvation of All Men --
Ch. 3. Progress and Redemption --
Ch. 4. The Theology of Man --
App. A. The Triumph of Infidelity --
App. B. Textual Notes to The Triumph of Infidelity --
App. C. Explanatory Notes to The Triumph of Infidelity.
Other Titles: Devil and Doctor Dwight
Devil and Dr. Dwight
Responsibility: Colin Wells.
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