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God and the Atlantic : America, Europe, and the religious divide

Author: Thomas Albert Howard
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is work of cultural and intellectual history devoted to the subject of the transatlantic religious divide. Using 19th and early 20th century commentary on the subject, Howard helps us understand why Americans have maintained much friendlier ties with traditional forms of religion than their European counterparts.
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Genre/Form: Church history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Albert Howard
ISBN: 9780199565511 0199565511
OCLC Number: 656767523
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2012 Christianity Today Book Award in the History/Biography Category.
Description: xii, 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The traditionalist critique : a "ranting and raving tumult" --
The secularist critique : "a certain backwardness of thought" --
Philip Schaff : Herr Doktor Professor in the American frontier --
Jacques Maritain : a French Thomist and the new world --
Conclusion : the double helix and the dialectic.
Responsibility: Thomas Albert Howard.

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God and the Atlantic provides an overview with impressive sweep, and it gives a vivid account of a virulent, persistent and consistent strain of European anti-Americanism. It is worth reading. * Read more...

 
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