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Eerdmans' handbook to Christianity in America

Author: Mark A Noll
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays that provide a history of the Christian church in the United States with biographical information on church leaders, the different organized churches, and popular Christian movements.
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Genre/Form: Church history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eerdmans' handbook to Christianity in America.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans, 1983
(OCoLC)741993778
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Noll
ISBN: 0802835821 9780802835826
OCLC Number: 9323151
Notes: Ill. on lining papers.
Includes indexes.

Seton Hall University Libraries notes:
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Description: xvi, 507 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: The European roots of American Christianity --
Varieties of American Christianity before the Great Awakening --
The practice of religion in colonial America --
The era of the Great Awakening --
Christians and the birth of the republic --
The Bible in America --
The church in an age of revolution --
The swelling tide of revivalism --
An age of experiment and reform --
The triumph of the voluntary church --
Theology and religious belief --
The immigrant church --
The church and the impending crisis --
Separation of church and state --
Christianity and American literature --
Did success spoil American Protestantism? --
The stars --
The era of crusades (1890-1917) --
New departures and conservative responses (1865-1917) --
Beyond the walls of Anglo-Saxon Zion --
End of an era : World War I and the 1920s --
Christianity and American higher education --
American worship : contrasting styles --
Looking back on fifty years (1930-1980) --
From the Great Depression to the war --
World War II and postwar revival --
An unruly time (1960-1980) --
On the brink of the future.
Other Titles: Christianity in America
Responsibility: editors, Mark A. Noll [and others].
Local System Bib Number:
129775

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Essays that provide a history of the Christian church in the United States with biographical information on church leaders, the different organized churches, and popular Christian movements.
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