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The Bible cause : a history of the American Bible Society

Author: John Fea
Publisher: New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording   Computer File : English
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Endorsed in its time by Francis Scott Key, John Jay, and Theodore Roosevelt, the American Bible Society (ABS) is a seminar institution for American Protestants. The groups were founded in 1816 with the goal of distributing free copies of the Bible in local languages throughout the world. Today, the ABS is a Christian ministry based in Philadelphia with a $300 million endowment and a mission to engage 100 million  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Fea
ISBN: 0190253061 9780190253066
OCLC Number: 969338603
Notes: This recording contains program announcements from a broadcast of Minnesota Radio Talking Book.
Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Details: DAISY Digital Talking Book.
Contents: The Bible cause in America --
The American Bible Society --
Towards a Christian nation --
A Bible for every American family --
The business of benevolence --
The Bible is the religion of Protestants --
A Bible house divided --
Rebuilding a Christian nation --
The American Bible Society in an age of immigration --
The Bible cause in the West --
ABS in the Levant --
The ABS in Mexico --
China --
The ABS and African Americans in the wake of reconstruction --
The American Bible Society and the war to end all wars --
The Bible in times of plenty and want --
Perfect love casteth out fear --
Bibles, not bombs --
Asia --
The Bible and one world --
The Bible cause at home in a post-war world --
God's word for a New Age --
Catholics --
Good news --
More good news --
The Bible cause in the worst of times --
God and country --
Engaging the Bible.
Responsibility: John Fea.

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The Bible Cause chronicles the role that the American Bible Society has played throughout America's history, from its founding in 1816 to the present day, as it has met the spiritual needs of  Read more...

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