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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 Religious History of the American PeopleA Religious History of the American People
Sydney E. Ahlstrom
This classic work, winner of the 1973 National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Century’s choice as the Religious Book of the Decade (1979), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the story of American religious history forward to the present day.Praise for the earlier edition:“An ...
Number of pages: 1216 | Publication Date: 2004-05-10 | ISBN-13: 9780300100129

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Mircea Eliade
"No one has done so much as Mr. Eliade to inform literature students in the West about 'primitive' and Oriental religions. . . . Everyone who cares about the human adventure will find new information and new angles of vision."—Martin E. Marty, New York Times Book Review ...
Number of pages: 508 | Publication Date: 1981-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226204017

African American Religious HistoryAfrican American Religious History
This widely-heralded collection of remarkable documents offers a view of African American religious history from Africa and early America through Reconstruction to the rise of black nationalism, civil rights, and black theology of today. The documents—many of them rare, out-of-print, or difficult to find—include personal narratives, sermons, le ...
Number of pages: 608 | Publication Date: 2000-01-17 | ISBN-13: 9780822324492

Canaan LandCanaan Land
Albert J. Raboteau
Throughout African-American history, religion has been indelibly intertwined with the fight against intolerance and racial prejudice. Martin Luther King, Jr.-America's best-known champion of civil liberties-was a Baptist minister. Father Divine, a fiery preacher who established a large following in the 1920s and 1930s, convinced his disciples that ...
Number of pages: 184 | Publication Date: 2001-02-22 | ISBN-13: 9780195145854

A History of GodA History of God
Karen Armstrong
A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam ...
Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 1994-08-09 | ISBN-13: 9780345384560

GodGod
Reza Aslan
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.  In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the staid, well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling new image of the man in all his contrad ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2017-11-07 | ISBN-13: 9780553394726

Religious Transformations in the Early Modern WorldReligious Transformations in the Early Modern World
Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
The early modern period witnessed sometimes startling, sometimes subtle transformations in the religious and intellectual life of peoples across the globe. For reasons that varied widely, leaders and thinkers from Mexico to the Ottoman Empire and from China to the Indian subcontinent sought to reform existing religions, develop new spiritual practi ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2009-01-09 | ISBN-13: 9780312458867

Major Problems in American Religious History (Major Problems in American History Series)Major Problems in American Religious History (Major Problems in American History Series)
Patrick Allitt
Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. The collection of essays and documents in MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS HISTORY presents a carefully selected group of readings organized to ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2012-01-01 | ISBN-13: 9780495912439

Religious FreedomReligious Freedom
Tisa Wenger
Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Instead, American ideas about religious freedom were continually reinvented through a vibrant national d ...
Number of pages: 312 | Publication Date: 2017-10-02 | ISBN-13: 9781469634623

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