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America's God

Mark A Noll



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  • 636 sidor
  • 2002
Religious life in early America is often equated with the fire-and-brimstone Puritanism best embodied by the theology of Cotton Mather. Yet, by the nineteenth century, American theology had shifted dramatically away from the severe European traditions directly descended from the Protestant Reformation, of which Puritanism was in the United States the most influential. In its place arose a singularly American set of beliefs marked by heightened spiritual inwardness,
a new confidence in individual reason, and an attentiveness to the economic and market realities of Western life. In America's God, Mark Noll has given us the definitive history of Christian theology in America from the time of Jonathan Edwards to the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. It is a story
of a flexible and creative theological energy that over time forged a guiding national ideology, the legacies of which remain with us to this day.
  • Författare: Mark A Noll
  • Format: Inbunden
  • ISBN: 9780195151114
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 636
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2002-11-01
  • Förlag: OUP USA