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  • In Discordance with the Scriptures

    In Discordance with the Scriptures
    av Peter J. Thuesen

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152289

    The story of the translation of the Bible in America begins with the King James Version. In fact, many Americans thought of the KJV as the foundational text of the Republic, rather than a cultural inheritance from Anglican Britain. In the nineteenth…

  • American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions

    American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions
    av Arthur Versluis

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195076585

    The first major study since the 1930s of the relationship between American Transcendentalism and Asian religions, and the first comprehensive work to include post-Civil War Transcendentalists like Samuel Johnson, this book is encyclopedic in scope.…

  • The Presbyterian Controversy

    The Presbyterian Controversy
    av Bradley J. Longfield

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195086744

    Longfield explores a bitter theological controversy that wracked the Presbyterian Church in the 1920s and 30s. By examining the lives and thought of six of the major protagonists he seeks to provide a fuller understanding of the religious and cultur…

  • The Origins of American Religious Nationalism

    The Origins of American Religious Nationalism
    av Sam Haselby

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199329571

    Sam Haselby offers a new and persuasive account of the role of religion in the formation of American nationality. The book shows how, in the early American republic, a contest within Protestantism reshaped American political culture, leading to the…

  • The Origins of American Religious Nationalism

    The Origins of American Religious Nationalism
    av Sam Haselby

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190630089

    Sam Haselby offers a new and persuasive account of the role of religion in the formation of American nationality, showing how a contest within Protestantism reshaped American political culture and led to the creation of an enduring religious nationa…

  • Democratic Religion

    Democratic Religion
    av Gregory A. Wills

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195104127

    No American denomination identified itself more closely with the nation's democratic ideal than the Baptists. Most antebellum southern Baptist churches allowed women and slaves to vote on membership matters and preferred populists preachers who addr…

  • Democratic Religion

    Democratic Religion
    av Gregory A. Wills

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195160994

    No American denomination identified itself more closely with the nation's democratic ideal than the Baptists. Most antebellum southern Baptist churches allowed women and slaves to vote on membership matters and preferred populists preachers who addr…

  • Princeton in the Nation's Service

    Princeton in the Nation's Service
    av P. C. Kemeny

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195120714

    This book argues against the conventional idea that Protestantism effectively ceased to play an important role in American higher education around the end of the 19th century. Choosing Princeton as an example, Kemeny shows that Protestantism was not…

  • The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus

    The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus
    av David Burns

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199929504

    In this cultural and intellectual history, David Burns contends that the influence of biblical criticism in America was more widespread than previously thought. Burns proves this point by uncovering the hidden history of the radical historical Jesus…

  • Taking Heaven by Storm

    Taking Heaven by Storm
    av John H. Wigger

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195104523

    Following the Revolutionary War, American Methodism grew at an astonishing rate, rising from fewer than 1000 members in 1770 to over 250,000 by 1820. John H. Wigger seeks to explain the puzzle of this remarkable growth, offering a provocative reasse…

  • No Silent Witness

    No Silent Witness
    av Cynthia Tucker

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195390209

    This group biography follows three generations of ministers' daughters and wives in a famed American Unitarian family. Shifting the focus from pulpit to parsonage, and from sermon to whispered secrets, Cynthia Tucker humanizes the Eliots and their r…

  • Female Piety in Puritan New England

    Female Piety in Puritan New England
    av Amanda Porterfield

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195068214

    Amanda Porterfield documents the claim that for Puritan men and women alike the ideals of selfhood were conveyed by female images. Constructed largely by men, Porterfield argues, these female images taught self-control, shaped pious ideals, and also…

  • Race and Redemption in Puritan New England

    Race and Redemption in Puritan New England
    av Richard A. Bailey

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195366594

    Although puritans in 17th-century New England lived alongside both Native Americans and Africans, the white New Englanders imagined their neighbors as something culturally and intellectually distinct from themselves. Legally and practically, they sa…

  • Race and Redemption in Puritan New England

    Race and Redemption in Puritan New England
    av Richard A. Bailey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199377824

    As colonists made their way to New England in the early seventeenth century, they hoped their efforts would stand as a "citty upon a hill." Living the godly life preached by John Winthrop would have proved difficult even had these puritans inhabited…

  • Evangelicals and Science in Historical Perspective

    Evangelicals and Science in Historical Perspective

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195115574

    Comprising papers by such distinguished scholars as John Headley Brooke, James R. Moore, Ronald Numbers, and George Marsden, this collection shows that questions of science have been central to evangelical history in the United States, as well as in…

  • Black Zion

    Black Zion

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112573

    Black Zion explores the myriad ways in which African American religions have encountered Jewish traditions, beliefs, and spaces. The collection's unifying argument is that religion is the missing piece of the cultural jigsaw puzzle, that much of the…

  • Black Zion

    Black Zion

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112580

    Black Zion explores the myriad ways in which African American religions have encountered Jewish traditions, beliefs, and spaces. The collection's unifying argument is that religion is the missing piece of the cultural jigsaw puzzle, that much of the…

  • The Life of Prayer in a World of Science

    The Life of Prayer in a World of Science
    av Rick Ostrander

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195136104

    During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Christians carried on an intense debate concerning the doctrine of prayer. This ideological revolution affected not only the ways that they interpreted the Bible but also how they prayed. In this book,…

  • The Church on the World's Turf

    The Church on the World's Turf
    av Paul A. Bramadat

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195134995

    Academics and non-academics alike have been intrigued by conservative Protestant groups that thrive in secular social and institutional contexts. This book offers an ethnographic study of one such group, the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)…

  • Nothing But Christ

    Nothing But Christ
    av Paul William Harris

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195131727

    Paul William Harris book examines the career of Rufus Anderson, the central figure in the formation and implementation of missionary ideology in the middle decades of the nineteenth century. Corresponding Secretary of the American Board of Commissio…

  • Being There

    Being There
    av Jackson W. Carroll

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195114935

    This book offers a close-up look at theological education in the USA today. The authors' goal is to understand the way in which institutional culture affects the outcome of the educational process. To that end, they undertake ethnographic studies of…

  • American Methodist Worship

    American Methodist Worship
    av Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199774159

    "American Methodist Worship is the most comprehensive history of worship among John Wesley's various American spiritual descendents that has ever been written. It will be a foundational book for anyone who wishes to understand how American Methodist…

  • American Methodist Worship

    American Methodist Worship
    av Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195126983

    This book offers a comprehensive examination of Methodist practice, tracing its evolution from the earliest days up to the present. Using liturgical texts as well as written accounts in popular and private sources, Karen Westerfield Tucker investiga…

  • Keepers of the Covenant

    Keepers of the Covenant
    av James R. Rohrer

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195091663

    Rohrer challenges the traditional interpretation of the decline of the Congregationalists. Drawing heavily on unpublished manuscripts, the author shows that, rather than failing to adapt to the democratizing culture of the western migration, they we…

  • Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789

    Religion and the Continental Congress, 1774-1789
    av Derek H. Davis

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195133554

    This book offers the first comprehensive examination of the role of religion in the proceedings, theories, ideas and goals of the Continental Congress. Those who argue that the U.S. was founded as a "Christian Nation" have made much of the religiosi…

  • The Revival of 1857-58

    The Revival of 1857-58
    av Kathryn Teresa Long

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112931

    This book provides a critical analysis of a revival often overshadowed by earlier "great awakenings". The Revival of 1857-58 was a widespread religious awakening most famous for urban prayer meetings in major metropolitan centres across the United S…

  • Faith in Reading

    Faith in Reading
    av David Paul Nord

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195173116

    Faith in Reading tells the remarkable story of the unlikely origins of our modern media culture. In the early nineteenth century, a few visionary entrepreneurs decided the time was right to launch a true mass media in America. Though these entrepren…

  • Faith in Reading

    Faith in Reading
    av David Paul Nord

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195335781

    Faith in Reading tells the remarkable story of the unlikely origins of our modern media culture. In the early nineteenth century, a few visionary entrepreneurs decided the time was right to launch a true mass media in America. Though these entrepren…

  • Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries

    Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries
    av Amanda Porterfield

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195113013

    American women played in important part in Protestant foreign missionary work from its early days at the beginning of the nineteenth century, enabling them not only to disseminate religious principles but also to break into public life and create ex…

  • Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810

    Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810
    av Cynthia Lynn Lyerly

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195313062

    This book looks at the role of Methodism in the Revolutionary and early national South. When the Methodists first arrived in the South, Lyerly argues, they were critics of the social order. By advocating values traditionally deemed "feminine," treat…

  • Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810

    Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810
    av Cynthia Lynn Lyerly

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195114294

    This book looks at the role of Methodism in the Revolutionary and early national South. When the Methodists first arrived in the South, Lyerly argues, they were critics of the social order. By advocating values traditionally deemed "feminine", treat…

  • Submitting to Freedom

    Submitting to Freedom
    av Bennett Ramsey

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195074260

    Bennett Ramsey presents a new analysis of the religious views of the nineteenth-century American philosopher William James. Ramsey argues that James was primarily motivated by religious concerns in all of his writings and that this fact has been obs…

  • Sacred Borders

    Sacred Borders
    av David Holland

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199753611

    One Unitarian preacher prefaces his opposition to the invasion of Iraq by insisting that meaningful religion is a process of "ongoing revelation." He pits this essential "liberal" tenet against the closed-canon biblicism of "the Fundamentalists who…

  • Tenacious of Their Liberties

    Tenacious of Their Liberties
    av James F. Cooper

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152876

    Although the importance of Congregationalism in early Massachusetts has engaged historians' attention for generations, this study is the first to approach the Puritan experience in Congregational church government from the perspective of both the pe…

  • Tenacious of Their Liberties

    Tenacious of Their Liberties
    av James F. Cooper

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195113600

    This study approaches the Puritan experience in church government from the perspective of both the pew and the pulpit. For the past ten years, James Cooper has immersed himself in local manuscript church records. These previously untapped documents…

  • Noah's Curse

    Noah's Curse
    av Stephen R. Haynes

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195142792

    "A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren". So reads Noah's curse on his son Ham, and all his descendants, in Genesis 9:25. Over centuries of interpretation, Ham came to be identified as the ancestor of black Africans, and Noah's curse to…

  • Noah's Curse

    Noah's Curse
    av Stephen R. Haynes

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195313079

    "A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren." So reads Noah's curse on his son Ham, and all his descendants, in Genesis 9:25. Over centuries of interpretation, Ham came to be identified as the ancestor of black Africans, and Noah's curse to…

  • Transgressing the Bounds

    Transgressing the Bounds
    av Louise A. Breen

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195138009

    This study offers a new interpretation of the puritan 'Antinomian' controversy and a skilful analysis of its wider and long term social and cultural significance. Breen argues that the controversy both reflected and fostered larger questions of iden…

  • Sacred Companies

    Sacred Companies

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195113228

    Religion is intrinsically social, and hence irretrievably organizational. Religion and organizations have separately been the objects of frequent study but their confluence has rarely been considered. This interdisciplinary collection of mostly unpu…

  • The Muslims of America

    The Muslims of America

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195085594

    This collection brings together sixteen previously unpublished essays about the history, organization, challenges, responses, outstanding thinkers, and future prospects of the Muslim community in the United States and Canada. Both Muslims and non-Mu…

  • A Divinity for All Persuasions

    A Divinity for All Persuasions
    av T.J. Tomlin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199373659

    A Divinity for All Persuasions uncovers the religious signifiance of early America's most ubiquitous popular genre. Other than a Bible and perhaps a few schoolbooks and sermons, almanacs were the only printed items most Americans owned before 1820.…

  • A Divinity for All Persuasions

    A Divinity for All Persuasions
    av T.J. Tomlin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190669584

    A Divinity for All Persuasions uncovers the religious signifiance of early America's most ubiquitous popular genre. Other than a Bible and perhaps a few schoolbooks and sermons, almanacs were the only printed items most Americans owned before 1820.…

  • Church People in the Struggle

    Church People in the Struggle
    av James F. Findlay

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195118124

    This comprehensive study represents the first effort by an historian to examine the relationship of the mainstream Protestant Churches to the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. The focus is on the National Council of Churches, the principal ecumeni…

  • A Paradise of Reason

    A Paradise of Reason
    av J. Rixey Ruffin

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195326512

    William Bentley, pastor in Salem, Massachusetts from 1783 to his death in 1819, was unlike anyone else in America's founding generation. For he had come to unique conclusions about how best to maintain a traditional understanding of Christianity in…

  • A Perfect Babel of Confusion

    A Perfect Babel of Confusion
    av Randall Balmer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152654

    Examining the interaction of the Dutch and the English in colonial New York and New Jersey, this study charts the decline of European culture in North America. Balmer argues that the combination of political intrigue, English cultural imperialism, a…

  • A Republic of Righteousness

    A Republic of Righteousness
    av Dr Jonathan D. Sassi

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195129892

    This book examines the debate over the proper connection in society between religion and public life, that took place in the fifty years following the American Revolution. Jonathan Sassi challenges the conventional wisdom, finding an essential conti…

  • The Viper on the Hearth

    The Viper on the Hearth
    av Terryl L. Givens

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195101836

    Nineteenth-century American writers frequently cast the Mormon as a stock villain in such fictional genres as mysteries, westerns, and popular romances. The Mormons were depicted as a violent and perverse people - the `viper on the hearth' - who sou…

  • The Viper on the Hearth

    The Viper on the Hearth
    av Terryl L. Givens

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199933808

    In 1997, Terryl Givens's The Viper on the Hearth was praised as a new classic in Mormon studies. In the wake of Mormon-inspired and -created artistic, literary, and political activity - today's "Mormon moment" - Givens presents a revised and updated…

  • Ojibwe Singers

    Ojibwe Singers
    av Michael McNally

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195134643

    The Ojibwe of Anishinaabe are a native American people who were taught by 19th-century missionaries to sing evangelical hymns translated into the native language both as a means of worship and as a tool for eradicating the "indianness" of the native…

  • Exhibiting Mormonism

    Exhibiting Mormonism
    av Reid Neilson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195384031

    The 1893 Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, presented the Latter-day Saints with their first opportunity to exhibit the best of Mormonism for a national and an international audience after the abolishment of polygamy in 18…

  • Encounters with God

    Encounters with God
    av Michael J. McClymond

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195118223

    This book offers a broad-based study of Jonathan Edwards as a religious thinker. Much attention has been given to Edwards in relation to his Puritan and Calvinist forebears. McClymond, however, examines Edwards in relation to his eighteenth-century…

  • Evangelizing the South

    Evangelizing the South
    av Monica Najar

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195309003

    Although many refer to the American South as the "Bible Belt", the region was not always characterized by a powerful religious culture. In the seventeenth century and early eighteenth century, religion-in terms both of church membership and personal…

  • Black Puritan, Black Republican

    Black Puritan, Black Republican
    av John Saillant

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195157178

    Born in Connecticut, Lemuel Haynes was first an indentured servant, then a soldier in the Continental Army, and, in 1785, an ordained congregational minister. Haynes's writings constitute the fullest record of a black man's religion, social thought,…

  • American Madonna

    American Madonna
    av John Gatta

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112627

    This book explores a notable if unlikely undercurrent of interest in Mary as mythical Madonna that has persisted in American life and letters from fairly early in the nineteenth century into the later twentieth. This imaginative involvement with the…

  • A Controversial Spirit

    A Controversial Spirit
    av Philip N. Mulder

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195131635

    A Contoversial Spirit offers a new perspective on the origins and nature of southern evangelicalism. Most recent historians have focused on the differences between evangelicals and non-evangelicals. This has led to the perception that during the "Er…

  • Reimagining Denominationalism

    Reimagining Denominationalism
    av Robert Bruce Mullin

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199767458

    Denominationalism—that ''free market'' mode of organizing religious life which, some say, manages to combine traditional religious claims with a free society in a peculiarly American way—is the subject of the previously unpublished paper…

  • Reimagining Denominationalism

    Reimagining Denominationalism

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195087789

    Denominationalism—that "free market" mode of organizing religious life which, some say, manages to combine traditional religious claims with a free society in a peculiarly American way—is the subject of the previously unpublished papers…

  • Mexican American Religions

    Mexican American Religions

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367250133

    Mexican American Religions is a concise introduction to the religious life of Mexican American people in the United States. This accessible volume uses historical narrative to explore the complex religious experiences and practices that have shaped…

  • Mexican American Religions

    Mexican American Religions

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367250140

    Mexican American Religions is a concise introduction to the religious life of Mexican American people in the United States. This accessible volume uses historical narrative to explore the complex religious experiences and practices that have shaped…

  • The Character of God

    The Character of God
    av Thomas E. Jenkins

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112023

    It is a truism that modern theology is mostly dull and irrelevant to religious life. In this book, Thomas Jenkins maintains that theology became boring because the depiction of God as a character in theology became boring. To a large extent, theolog…

  • Jonathan Edwards Confronts the Gods

    Jonathan Edwards Confronts the Gods
    av Gerald R. McDermott

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195132748

    It has long been thought that Edwards's polemical arguments were aimed against Arminianism — a doctrine that denied the Calvinist idea of predestination. In this book, Gerald McDermott shows that Edwards's real target was a larger and more inf…

  • The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

    The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880
    av Ann Lee Bressler

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195129861

    This book offers the first cultural history of Universalism and the Universalist idea - the idea that an all-good and all-powerful God saves all souls. Ann Bressler argues that Universalism begins as a radical, eschatological, and communally-oriente…

  • Old Ship of Zion

    Old Ship of Zion
    av Walter F. Pitts

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195111453

    This book retraces the African origins of African-American forms of worship. During a five-year period in the field, Pitts played the piano at and recorded numerous worship services in black Baptist churches throughout rural Texas. His historical co…