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Augustus H. Strong and the dilemma of historical consciousness

Author: Grant Wacker
Publisher: Waco, TX : Baylor University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2018 editionView all editions and formats
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At the end of the nineteenth century, Augustus Strong emerged as one of the most influential church leaders and theologians in America. But, as Grant Wacker reveals in this masterful study, Strong also proved to be as tragic a figure as he was influential. Strong was forced to choose between conceptual worlds that were, to him, equally incompatible and compelling. Strong wrestled with how the critical study of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Augustus Hopkins Strong; Augustus Hopkins Strong
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Wacker
ISBN: 9781481308441 1481308440 9781481308434 1481308432
OCLC Number: 1035365190
Notes: Originally published by Mercer University Press in 1985. Reissued in 2018 by Baylor University Press.
Description: xxi, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Grant Wacker.

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