Item description for A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy by Jonathan D. Sassi...
This book examines the debate over the connection between religion and public life in society during the fifty years following the American Revolution. Sassi challenges the conventional wisdom, finding an essential continuity to the period's public Christianity, whereas most previous studies have seen this period as one in which the nation's cultural paradigm shifted from republicanism to liberal individualism. Focusing on the Congregational clergy of New England, he demonstrates that throughout this period there were Americans concerned with their corporate destiny, retaining a commitment to constructing a righteous community and assessing the cosmic meaning of the American experiment.
Citations And Professional Reviews A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy by Jonathan D. Sassi has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Choice - 06/01/2002 page 1788
Christian Century - 08/28/2002 page 32
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Studio: Oxford University Press, USA
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.42" Width: 6.38" Height: 1.06" Weight: 1.43 lbs.
Release Date Oct 11, 2001
Publisher Oxford University Press
ISBN 019512989X ISBN13 9780195129892
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More About Jonathan D. Sassi
College of Staten Island, CUNY
Jonathan D. Sassi was born in 1967 and has an academic affiliation as follows - College of Staten Island, CUNY Assistant Professor of History, College.
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