The Religious History of America: The Heart of the American Story from Colonial Times to Today

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Harper Collins, Jul 6, 2004 - Religion - 464 pages
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A Dynamic Account of Religion's Central Role in American History

 

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Very good book that gives a general overview of America's religious history. Beginning from the first European explorers and settlers upon the New World and ending with the great mass of plurality of ... Read full review

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Contents

English Exploration and Anglican Establishment
30
Puritan New England
49
MiddleColony Diversity
74
From Maryland Catholics to Georgia Evangelicals
95
Suggested Reading for Part 1
115
Suggested Reading for Part 2
203
Suggested Reading for Part 3
322
Suggested Reading for Part 4
428
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About the author (2004)

Edwin S. Gaustad is a professor of history at the University of California, Riverside. He is a noted church historian and the author of over a dozen books, including The Great Awakening in New England, Dissent in American Religion, and A Religious History of America.

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