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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Baker, James Thomas.
Religion in America.
Belmont, CA. : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2006
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Thomas Baker
|ISBN:||0495005118 9780495005117 0495005126 9780495005124|
|Description:||2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. Religious life in the Americas before and beyond the British colonies. Native American religious thought and practice ; The Spanish Empire: "gold, glory, and God" ; The French Empire: "fish, furs, and the faith" --
Religion in the British American colonies : "land, liberty, and the Lord". The Puritan world ; The rapid diversification of religion in the English colonies ; The importance of religious education in the British colonies ; Insecurity and witchcraft ; The first "Great Awakening" ; The first American "Enlightenment" --
Birth of a nation : the struggle for American independence. Religious groups respond to the independence movement ; Establishing the right of religious choice ; Religious frictions and further diversification --
A new nation : religious growing pains and spiritual pleasures. The second "Awakening" ; The second "Enlightenment" ; Perfectionism and its utopian experiments ; Native American religious reaction to white encroachment ; Religion and the abolitionist movement --
Crisis and rebirth : religion and the American Civil War. Religious reactions to and justification for the war ; Black emancipation and national liberation ; Abraham Lincoln and national redemption. v. 2. The wealth of a nation : America's Industrial Revolution. Religious endorsements of the Industrial Revolution ; Religious criticism of "wealth" and the "robber barons" ; Religious responses to industrial urbanization --
Crisis of religious identity in the early twentieth century. Americanization : adaptation and acceptance ; Religion among Native Americans as their land and culture were lost ; Religion and the women's movement ; Revivalism in the new urban setting ; Family feud : "fundamentalism" versus "modernism" ; Religion takes on science --
A nation's religious vocation : America's manifest destiny. The religious debate over American imperialism ; A new age of world missions ; Religious responses to America's twentieth-century wars. World War I : "the great war" ; World War II : "the good war" ; Vietnam War --
American religion in modern dress. The "popularization" of religion ; New patterns in the American religious mosaic ; Movements of unificaiton --
American religion's most recent controversies. Religion and civil rights ; Religion and feminism ; Religion and politics ; Religion and litigation --
American religion at the dawn of a new millennium.
|Series Title:||Primary sources in U.S. history.|
|Responsibility:||James T. Baker.|
Part I: WEALTH OF A NATION: THE AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION. 1. Religious Endorsement of the Industrial Revolution. 2. Religious Criticism of Wealth and the "Robber Barons". 3. Religious Responses