The Religious History of AmericaThe Religious History of America
by Edwin S. Gaustad, Leigh Schmidt
A Dynamic Account of Religion's Central Role in American History ...
Number of pages: 464 | Publication Date: 2004-07-06 | ISBN-13: 9780060630560

Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the LandProclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land
Edwin S. Gaustad
Should prayer be allowed in public schools? Should biology be taught according to Darwin or to the book of Genesis? Why is polygamy against the law? These are just a few of the questions that touch our lives directly and emerge out of the separation of church and state. In this volume, one of the most distinguished scholars of American religious hi ...
Number of pages: 184 | Publication Date: 2003-06-12 | ISBN-13: 9780195166873

Benjamin Franklin (Lives and Legacies Series)Benjamin Franklin (Lives and Legacies Series)
Edwin S. Gaustad
The tenth and youngest son of a poor Boston soapmaker, Benjamin Franklin would rise to become, in Thomas Jefferson's words, "the greatest man and ornament of his age." In this short, engaging biography, historian Edwin S. Gaustad offers a marvelous portrait of this towering colonial figure, illuminating Franklin's character and personality. Here is ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2006-02-06 | ISBN-13: 9780195305357

A Documentary History of Religion in America since 1877A Documentary History of Religion in America since 1877
The second volume covers the period from when the dust of the Civil War has settled to the dawn of the 21st century. The documents are almost all by people actively engaged in religion, and so reflect the course of religion itself rather than an external view of it. The chronological chapters focus ...
Number of pages: 770 | Publication Date: 2003-09-19 | ISBN-13: 9780802822307

Unto A Good LandUnto A Good Land
by Jr. David Edwin Harrell, Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith, Randall M. Miller, Randall Bennett Woods
Introducing a New U.S. History Text That Takes Religion SeriouslyUnto a Good Land offers a distinctive narrative history of the American people -- from the first contacts between Europeans and North America's native inhabitants, through the creation of a modern nation, to the 2004 presidential election. Written by a team of highly regarded histori ...
Number of pages: 705 | Publication Date: 2005-08-23 | ISBN-13: 9780802829450

Liberty of ConscienceLiberty of Conscience
Edwin S. Gaustad
Gaustad skillfully tells the story of Roger Williams: founder of Rhode Island, a defender of religious liberty, and a man of deep religious and political convictions. ...
Number of pages: 229 | Publication Date: 1999-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780817013387

Unto A Good LandUnto A Good Land
by Jr. David Edwin Harrell, Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith, Randall M. Miller, Randall Bennett Woods
Unto a Good Land offers a distinctive narrative history of the American people - from the first contacts between Europeans and North Americas native inhabitants, through the creation of a modern nation, to the 2004 presidential election. Written by a team of highly regarded historians, this textbook shows how grasping the uniqueness of the American ...
Number of pages: 748 | Publication Date: 2005-08-25 | ISBN-13: 9780802829443

Sworn on the Altar of GodSworn on the Altar of God
Edwin S. Gaustad
This acclaimed biography explores the religious life of Thomas Jefferson and the contribution his strident commitment to religious liberty made to the formation of the nation. Renowned historian Edwin Gaustad chronicles Jefferson's intellectual growth, paying particular attention both to Jefferson's private struggle to come to grips with his own fa ...
Number of pages: 260 | Publication Date: 1996-01-03 | ISBN-13: 9780802801562

Roger Williams (Lives and Legacies Series)Roger Williams (Lives and Legacies Series)
Edwin S. Gaustad
The founder of Rhode Island and of the first Baptist Church in America, an original and passionate advocate for religious freedom, a rare New England colonist who befriended Native Americans and took seriously their culture and their legal rights, Roger Williams is the forgotten giant among the first English colonists. Now, Edwin S. Gaustad, a lead ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2005-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9780195183696

Unto a Good LandUnto a Good Land
by David Edwin Harrell Jr., Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith
Book by Harrell Jr., David Edwin, Gaustad, Edwin S., Boles, John B., Griffith, Sally Foreman ...
Number of pages: 1328 | Publication Date: 2005-08-04 | ISBN-13: 9780802837189

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