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This far by faith : tradition and change in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania

Author: David R Contosta
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays tracing the history of the Episcopal Church in Pennsylvania, with emphasis on the greater Philadelphia area. Includes discussions of the diversity of practice and belief within the church, and between the church and the wider national culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Former Course Reserve reading
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Contosta
ISBN: 9780271052441 0271052449
OCLC Number: 768335664
Description: xi, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / David R. Contosta --
The colonial church : founding the church, 1695-1775 / Deborah Mathias Gough --
From Anglicans to Episcopalians : the Revolutionary years, 1775-1790 / William Pencak --
Identity, spirituality, and organization : the Episcopal church in early Pennsylvania, 1790-1820 / Emma Jones Lapsansky-Werner --
New growth and new challenges, 1820-1840 / Charles D. Cashdollar --
The church and the city, 1840-1865 / Marie Conn --
The Gilded Age and Progressive era, 1865-1910 / Ann Norton Greene --
The church in prosperity, depression, and war, 1910-1945 / Thomas F. Rzeznik --
A church on wheels, 1945-1963 / William W. Cutler III --
Social justice, the church, and the counterculture, 1963-1979 / Sheldon Hackney --
A perfect storm, 1979-2010 / David R. Contosta.
Responsibility: edited by David R. Contosta.

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