Item description for New Directions in American Religious History by Harry S. Stout & D. G. Hart...
The eighteen essays collected in this book originate from a conference of the same title, held at the Wingspread Conference Center in October of 1993. Leading scholars were invited to reflect on their specialties in American religious history in ways that summarized both where the field is and where it ought to move in the decades to come. The essays are organized according to four general themes: places and regions, universal themes, transformative events, and marginal groups and ethnocultural "outsiders." They address a wide range of specific topics including Puritanism, Protestantism and economic behavior, gender and sexuality in American Protestantism, and the twentieth-century de-Christianization of American public culture. Among the contributors are such distinguished scholars as David D. Hall, Donald G. Matthews, Allen C. Guelzo, Gordon S. Wood, Daniel Walker Howe, Robert Wuthnow, Jon Butler, David A. Hollinger, Harry S. Stout, and John Higham. Taken together, these essays reveal a rapidly expanding field of study that is breaking out of its traditional confines and spilling into all of American history. The book takes the measure of the changes of the last quarter-century and charts numerous challenges to future work.
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.15" Width: 6.12" Height: 1.33" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1997
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 019511213X ISBN13 9780195112139
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More About Harry S. Stout & D. G. Hart
Harry S. Stout is the Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Religious History at Yale University and the author of The New England Soul. He has received an NEH Research Fellowship and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, among other awards. Currently the editor of the twenty-seven volume series of The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Professor Stout has coedited the seventeen-volume series Religion and American Life designed for public schools.
Harry S. Stout currently resides in the state of Connecticut. Harry S. Stout has an academic affiliation as follows - Yale University both at Yale University Yale University both at Yale U.
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