Item description for Critical Issues in American Religious History: AReader (Second Revised Edition) by Robert R. Mathisen...
Overview Americans as a religious people experience both tension and indecision as they wrestle with a variety of critical issues every day. American society continually struggles with its religious past. The primary and secondary materials included in this volume track religious America's efforts to articulate its identity and destiny and implement its religious creeds and ideals in an ever-changing society.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 6.04" Height: 2.29" Weight: 2.95 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2006
Publisher Baylor University Press
ISBN 1932792392 ISBN13 9781932792393
Availability 0 units.
More About Robert R. Mathisen
Robert R. Mathisen (M.A. Ball State University) is Professor of History and Political Science at Corban College, Oregon.
Robert R. Mathisen has an academic affiliation as follows - Corban University, USA.
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Great Book! Dec 8, 2007
This book is being used as a text for my class in Church History. It is a compilation of essays and select historical documents from US history. It is easily understood and very readable.
Filled with perspectives and cross-perspectives Feb 8, 2002
Critical Issues In American Religious History: A Reader is a chronologically arranged compendium of documents and essays grouped into those relevant to fifteen key issues. Examples of these key issues include "How Religious was the American Revolution?", "How did the factory and the city influence American religion?", and "How did religion in America contribute to the rise of the civil rights movement?" A scholarly, analytical book filled with perspectives and cross-perspectives, Critical Issues In American Religious History is very highly recommended for anyone with a serious interest in learning more about the history of religion in the America experience.