Nature religion in America : from the Algonkian Indians to the New Age (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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Nature religion in America : from the Algonkian Indians to the New Age

Author: Catherine L Albanese
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
Series: Chicago history of American religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine L Albanese
ISBN: 0226011453 9780226011455 0226011461 9780226011462
OCLC Number: 754875385
Description: xvi, 267 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Martin E. Marty. Introduction: the case for nature religion --
Native ground: nature and culture in early America --
Republican nature: from the revolution that was lawful to the destiny that was manifest --
Wildness and the passing show: transcendental religion and its legacies --
Physical religion: natural sin and healing grace in the nineteenth century --
Recapitulating pieties: nature's nation in the late twentieth century.
Series Title: Chicago history of American religion.
Responsibility: Catherine L. Albanese.

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