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A religious history of America

Author: Edwin S Gaustad
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New rev. edView all editions and formats
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DEPICTS RELIGION'S ROLE IN AMERICAN HISTORY AND THE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST IMMIGRANTS AND RACIAL GROUPS.
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Genre/Form: Church history
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gaustad, Edwin S. (Edwin Scott).
Religious history of America.
San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1990
(OCoLC)646838000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Gaustad
ISBN: 0060630922 9780060630928 0060630949 9780060630942
OCLC Number: 20525539
Description: xvi, 391 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Age of exploration --
New worlds and ancient peoples --
Spain's vision and Spain's mission --
French fur and French faith --
English liturgy and English lethargy --
pt. 2. Age of colonization --
"Almighty god hath opened the gate": Virginia --
"One small candle may light a thousand": Puritan New England --
"A full liberty in religious concernmens": Rhode Island --
"The gospel into a fruitful bosom": New York, New Jersey, Delaware --
"In no ways molested or prejudiced": Pennsylvania --
"An excellent school to learn Christ in": Carolinas and Georgia --
pt. 3. Age of expansion --
Liberty and law --
Freedom and the frontier --
Civilizing and redeeming the West --
A house of faith divided --
Faithful immigrants and the "Varieties of religious experience" --
New challenges and the responses of faith --
pt. 4. Age of empire --
The church and the world --
Mainstream and other streams --
Faith and reason --
War, peace, and religious renewal --
pt. 5. Age of limits --
The courts, the schools, the streets --
Alienation, liberation, union --
Era of limits.
Responsibility: Edwin Scott Gaustad.

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DEPICTS RELIGION'S ROLE IN AMERICAN HISTORY AND THE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST IMMIGRANTS AND RACIAL GROUPS.

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