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

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

A Documentary History of Religion in America to 1877A Documentary History of Religion in America to 1877
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 re ...
Number of pages: 607 | Publication Date: 2003-09-19 | ISBN-13: 9780802822291

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. Her ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2008-04-29 | ISBN-13: 9780195368703

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 America's native inhabitants, through the creation of a modern nation, to the standing of the United States as a world power. Written by a team of distinguished historians led by David Edwin Harrell, Jr. and Edwin S. ...
Number of pages: 748 | Publication Date: 2005-08-25 | ISBN-13: 9780802829443

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

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 ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2005-05-15 | ISBN-13: 9780195183696

Church and State in America (Religion in American Life)Church and State in America (Religion in American Life)
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: 160 | Publication Date: 1998-12-10 | ISBN-13: 9780195106794

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