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Republicanism, religion, and the soul of America

Republicanism, religion, and the soul of America

Author: Ellis Sandoz
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri, ©2006.
Series: Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Explores the role of Christianity, including John Wesley and the Great Awakening revival, in the formation of the American Republic; also considers Eric Voegelin's contributions to the philosophy of religious experience. Argues that modern republicanism grounds human dignity in spiritual individualism, thereby generating democratic agency for self-government under divine Providence"--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sandoz, Ellis, 1931-
Republicanism, religion, and the soul of America.
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri, ©2006
(DLC) 2006013487
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Sandoz
ISBN: 9780826265623 0826265626 0826217265 9780826217264
OCLC Number: 170231795
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 230 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Republicanism and religion: some contextual considerations --
Foundations of American liberty and rule of law --
Education and the American founding --
Americanism: the question of community in politics --
Carrying coals to Newcastle: Voegelin and Christianity --
Medieval rationalism or mystic philosophy? the Strauss-Voegelin debate --
Gnosticism and modernity --
The spirit of Voegelin's late work --
Truth and the experience of epoch in history.
Series Title: Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
Responsibility: Ellis Sandoz.
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