The religious history of America (eBook, 2015) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The religious history of America

The religious history of America

Author: Edwin S Gaustad; Leigh Eric Schmidt
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A dynamic account of religion's central role in American history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Gaustad; Leigh Eric Schmidt
ISBN: 9780062467812 0062467816
OCLC Number: 928763389
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed November 09, 2015).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: I. Religion in the Colonial era --
Beginnings --
English exploration and Anglican establishment --
Puritan New England --
Middle-colony diversity --
From Maryland Catholics to Georgia Evangelicals --
Suggested reading for Part 1 --
II. Religious ferment from the Revolution to the Civil War --
Liberty and enlightenment --
Freedom and revival --
Redeeming the West --
A house of faith devided --
Suggested reading for Part 2 --
III. Modern prospects from cityscapes to Bible battles --
Immigration and diversity --
Cities and social gospels --
The church and the world --
Growth and schism --
Faith and reason --
Suggested reading for Part 3 --
IV. Religious transformation from World War II to the new millennium --
War, peace, and religious renewal --
The courts, the schools, the streets --
Justice, liberation, union --
Politics and pluralism --
Suggested reading for Part 4 --
General bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Edwin S. Gaustad and Leigh Schmidt.

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A dynamic account of religion's central role in American history.
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