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Overview For a good two decades teachers and students of American religious history have turned to the two-volume "Documentary History of Religion in America" for the most significant primary sources from the nation's founding to the present. Both volumes in this landmark work here appear in an updated and expanded third edition. Carefully refurbished by renowned historian of American religion Mark Noll, these rich sourcebooks contain original documents letters, sermons, court records, personal narratives, and more that chronicle the drama of American religious history. This third edition updates all of the bibliographical essays, brings the second volume up to the present, and incorporates other documents that reflect recent scholarly concerns, such as the religious dimensions of the Civil War and religious developments among women and people of color.
Publishers Description A selection of primary documents on religious practices and beliefs in North America, including representations of Native American and slave religions, Catholicism, Christianity, and Judaism. Each chronological section includes an introduction and suggestions for further reading.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.24" Width: 6.3" Height: 1.37" Weight: 2 lbs.
Release Date Sep 19, 2003
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 0802822290 ISBN13 9780802822291
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More About Edwin S. Gaustad
Edwin S. Gaustad is emeritus Professor of History, University of California, Riverside.He is a noted church historian and the author of over a dozen books.
Randall Balmer is Mandel Family Professor of Arts & Sciences and Chair, Department of Religion, Dartmouth College. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books."
Edwin S. Gaustad currently resides in Riverside, in the state of California. Edwin S. Gaustad has an academic affiliation as follows - University of California, Riverside University of California, Riversid.
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Primary source selections from the religions in and of America Nov 30, 2007
A balanced selection of the diversity of religious expression found in America, from Native spirituality, to colonization, Colonial Days, Revolution, Great Awakening and Civil War. This book is a treasure of primary documentation of the great American (religious) experiment.
Sufficient Feb 27, 2006
Got it in a timley fashion, needed that way because I needed it for class!! Thanks again!