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The story of religion in America,

Author: William Warren Sweet
Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Bros. [©1939]
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Genre/Form: Church history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sweet, William Warren, 1881-1959.
Story of religion in America.
New York and London, Harper & brothers [©1939]
(OCoLC)612890760
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Warren Sweet
OCLC Number: 1074831
Notes: On cover: Revised edition.
Published previously, 1930, under title: The story of religions in America.
Description: vi pages, 2 leaves, 656 pages 23 cm
Contents: 1. Creative forces in American religion --
2. The European background --
3. Established church beginnings in America --
4. The Puritan colonies: the beginnings of American Congregationalism --
5. The first experiments in religious liberty: Rhode Island and Maryland: Baptist and Roman Catholic beginnings --
6. Religious diversity in the middle colonies: Dutch Reformed, and English Quakers --
7. Religious diversity in the middle colonies: the German bodies --
8. The colonial Presbyterians --
9. The Great Awakening in New England --
10. The Great Awakening in the middle and southern colonies --
11. Missions and benevolent enterprises in the American colonies --
12. The War of Independence and the American churches --
13. The nationalization of the American churches --
14. The western movement of population and the rise of the popular churches --
15. The Second Awakening and the frontier schisms --
16. The era of organization and the rise of modern missions --
17. Religion in the restless Thirties and Forties --
18. Slavery controversy and schisms --
19. The churches north and south and the Civil War --
20. The churches in the period of Reconstruction --
21. The church and the changing economic order --
22. The church and the rise of the city --
23. World war I: prosperity and depression.
Responsibility: by William Warren Sweet ...

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