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

Author: Thomas A Howard
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Howard
ISBN: 9780199565511 0199565511
OCLC Number: 656767523
Awards: Joint winner for Christianity Today Book Awards: History/Biography Category 2012.
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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beautifully written, clearly structured, and argued and it contains a mine of material Paul Gifford, Journal of Contemporary Religion Howard has written a remarkable essay in the history of ideas. Read more...

 
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