A Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1877

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Edwin S. Gaustad, Mark A. Noll
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Sep 19, 2003 - History - 352 pages
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The second volume covers the period from when the dust of the Civil War has settled to the dawn of the 21st century. The documents are almost all by people actively engaged in religion, and so reflect the course of religion itself rather than an external view of it. The chronological chapters focus
 

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Contents

A New Religious Landscape
1
1 Bound for the Promised Land
6
2 Womens Work?
35
3 The West
47
4 A New World Abroad and at Home
61
Religion and Society Engaged
87
1 Love and Justice
93
2 War and Peace
125
2 Science and Religion
322
3 Studying and Reading the Bible
353
4 ModernismFundamentalism
391
5 Theological Aftermath
419
Consensus and Conflict
439
1 The World and Its Wars
446
2 Society and Its Conflicts 19505 and 19605
484
3 The Nation and Its Churches
509

3 Evangelization of the World
142
4 New Structures
168
Worlds Within and Beyond
193
1 Private Religion
199
2 New Thought and New Thoughts
227
3 Society Out of Joint
252
4 World Out of Time
278
Religion and the Life of the Mind
303
1 Philosophy and Religion
308
4 Revivalism and Retreat
559
E Pluribus Unum?
575
1 Pluralism Plus
584
2 LiberationAlienation
608
3 LitigationDivision
638
4 Religion and the Public Order
679
5 Into the New Millennium
709
Index
747
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Edwin S. Gaustad (1923 2011) was Professor Emeritus of History and Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside. He also taught at Shorter College, the University of Redlands, Baylor University, and Auburn University. He received a B.A. from Baylor University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Brown University. He is the author of, among other works, Sworn on the Altar of God: A Religious Biography of Thomas Jefferson, Liberty of Conscience: Roger Williams in America, Historical Atlas of Religion in America, The Religious History of America: The Heart of the American Story from Colonial Times to Today (with Leigh Schmidt), and Proclaim Liberty Throughout the Land: A History of Church and State in America.

Mark A. Noll is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. His other books include The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind and Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity.

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