The American church experience : a concise history / Thomas A. Askew and Richard V. Pierard.

Author
Askew, Thomas A. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Academic, c2004.
Description
288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
United StatesChurch history [Browse]
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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-272) and index.
Contents
The old world heritage. Christianity as a world faith ; The English Reformation -- Colonial foundations (1607-1783). Church planting on the Atlantic seaboard ; Rekindling the spiritual vision ; The church in the midst of revolution -- The nationalization and expansion of the churches (1784-1860). New churches for a new society ; The Second Awakening ; Envisioning a Christian social order ; Diversity in religious life -- Disruption, devotion, and debate (1861-1916). Following the faith in a divided nation ; Evangelical initiatives ; The old religion reacts to new ideas ; Churches in the Gilded Age ; International engagement and mission -- The churches in a pluralistic society (1917-present). War, prosperity, and depression ; World War II and religious change ; Unity and service at home and abroad ; Tradition under fire ; Urban migration and civil rights ; From the bicentennial to the new millennium.
ISBN
0801027225 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^2003062916
OCLC
53183292
RCP
H - S
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