Critical Issues in American Religious History

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Baylor University Press, 2006 - 799 páginas

Americans as a religious people experience both tension and indecision as they wrestle with a variety of critical issues every day. American society continually struggles with its religious past. The primary and secondary materials included in this volume track religious America's efforts to articulate its identity and destiny and implement its religious creeds and ideals in an ever-changing society.

 

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Interpreting Religion in America
1
Religion in Early America
39
The Era of the Great Awakening
85
Religious America in the American Revolution
135
American Religion in the Middle Period
175
American Religion in the Antebellum Frontier West
225
Slavery and American Religion
273
Religion and Americas Civil War
331
Religion in Industrializing America
441
Religion and American EmpireBuilding
499
Fundamentalism vs Modernism
549
American Religious Ferment during the Depression Era
593
American Religion from World War II to Vietnam
637
Religion and the Civil Rights Movement
691
Religion and the Search for American Stability
741
Additional Resources on American Religious History
797

The Encounter between Religion and Science
375

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Robert R. Mathisen (M.A. Ball State University) is Professor of History and Political Science at Corban College, Oregon.

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