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The Religious History of America

The Heart of the American Story from Colonial Times to Today

by Edwin S. Gaustad

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Published by HarperOne .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7279837M
ISBN 100060630574
ISBN 109780060630577

The letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport was not the only landmark event in the early history of America that dealt with issues of religious freedom and identity. Seixas’ letter and Washington’s subsequent response exist within a timeline of many other events during which the newly formed country faced those issues.   The opening chapter, on Native American religion begins, as many American religious history texts now do, with the pre-Columbian diversity of indigenous people and their religious beliefs, but at the end of the chapter, featuring Cherokee President John Ross, Andrew Jackson, and the Trail of Tears, the Indians are effectively banished from Le.

A Religious History of the American People (1st edition , 2nd edition ) is a book by Sydney E. Ahlstrom and published by Yale University first edition was pages in length, the second The book has been widely reviewed and well-received, including positive mentions in both Christianity Today and Christian book has been noted for its readability, accuracy. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of History Of Religion Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

America’s surprising religious history in a highly readable book. If you’ve wondered how anyone could insist that the United States is a “Christian nation” when so many other faiths are practiced within our borders—and so many Americans shun religion entirely—you should enjoy One Nation Under Gods: A New American History by Peter Manseau. A Wrinkle in Time tells the story of Meg Murry, a girl who travels through time and space to save her father from evil forces. L’Engle, an Episcopalian, imbued her novel with religious elements Author: Becky Little.


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Leigh Eric Schmidt is professor of religion at Princeton University and the co-author with Edwin S. Gaustad of The Religious History of America. Widely published as a cultural historian, essayist, and reviewer, he has won book prizes from the American Studies Association, the American Society of Church History, and the American Academy of Religion/5(50).

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 religious faith and spirituality that makes America distinct from the rest of the world/5.

This classic work, winner of the National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Century’s choice as the Religious The Religious History of America book of the Decade (), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the story of American religious Cited by: Books shelved as american-religious-history: The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark A.

Noll, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern. In this book, Leigh Schmidt teams up with Edwin Gaustad to produce a fully revised, updated, and expanded version of a modern classic.

First published inThe religious history of America made the religious dimensions of our common history readily accessible.

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/5(34). This classic work, winner of the National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Century’s choice as the Religious Book of the Decade (), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the.

America was exceptional in its willingness to embrace diverse religions and was the first western nation to be founded predominately by Protestants rather than Roman Catholics. In fact, religious freedom plays a significant role in the history of the United States.

Evangelism has long been a part of American religious history; this. This classic work, winner of the National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Century's choice.

as the Religious Book of the Decade (), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the story of American religious history forward to the present day. Praise for the earlier edition:?An unusual and praiseworthy book/5(1).

1) Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England by David Hall. If you want to dig deep into what the earliest American colonists believed, this is a great book to start with, as Hall looks at the religious lives of many ordinary people.

2) Awash in a Sea of Faith by Jon Butler. You’ll have to suffer some. The Religious History of America The Heart of the American Story from Colonial Times to Today. by Edwin S. Gaustad, Leigh Schmidt. On Sale: 12/15/ African, Asian, Latino, and Native American religious history.

The Religious History of America The Heart of the American Story from Colonial Times to Today. by Edwin S. Gaustad, Leigh Schmidt. On Sale: 07/06/ America’s True History of Religious Tolerance The idea that the United States has always been a bastion of religious freedom is reassuring—and utterly at odds with the historical record.

A Religious History of America (published in by Harper and Row Publishers Incorporated, 49 E. 33 rd St., New York City, NY ). New York City, NY ).

As I said earlier, several years ago I purchased a couple of volumes on American religious history to help in preparing lessons or classes on the history of religion in the United.

Get this from a library. A religious history of America. [Edwin S Gaustad] -- Survey of various religious ideas, institutions and personalities from the age of exploration to the present.

Book Summary. A portrait of the diversity of religion in modern America, complete with engaging characters, fascinating stories, the tragedy of misunderstanding and hatred, and the hope of new friendships, offering a road map to guide us all in the richly diverse America of the twenty-first century.

“Religious Intolerance, America, and the World is a magisterial work. It is a beautifully written and persuasively—even relentlessly—argued book, with a sweeping historical arc that begins in the colonial period and ends with the current presidency of Donald Trump.

At the age of 24, Joseph Smith first published his famous book "The Book of Mormon." Ap James Augustine Healy, first black Roman Catholic bishop in America, was born on a plantation near Macon, Georgia.

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new light on the diverse forms of Puritan belief and practice in England, Scotland, and New England, David Hall provides a multifaceted account of a.

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.

Leigh Eric Schmidt is professor of religion at Princeton University and the co-author with Edwin S. Gaustad of The Religious Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.(PUBHarperSanFrancisco)'The complex variety of religious experience in the United States is made accessible through a lively, nontechnical narrative and the many carefully chosen pictures that accompany it.

This would make an excellent text for any introductory study,'Theology Today. pages, softcover. The Religious History of America, Revised and Expanded () by Brand: HarperOne.“The Religious Left in Modern America: Doorkeepers of a Radical Faith aim to set the record straight, challenging misconceptions about American religion, radicalism, and culture.

The Religious Left in Modern America have done a great service by opening up an overdue conversation about the interplay of religion and radicalism.” (Vaneesa.