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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

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 History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 3
Mircea Eliade
This volume completes the immensely learned three-volume A History of Religious Ideas. Eliade examines the movement of Jewish thought out of ancient Eurasia, the Christian transformation of the Mediterranean area and Europe, and the rise and diffusion of Islam from approximately the sixth through the seventeenth centuries. Eliade's vast knowledge o ...
Number of pages: 367 | Publication Date: 1988-03-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226204055

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 Religious Ideas, Vol. 2A History of Religious Ideas, Vol. 2
Mircea Eliade
In volume 2 of this monumental work, Mircea Eliade continues his magisterial progress through the history of religious ideas. The religions of ancient China, Brahmanism and Hinduism, Buddha and his contemporaries, Roman religion, Celtic and German religions, Judaism, the Hellenistic period, the Iranian syntheses, and the birth of Christianity—all ...
Number of pages: 580 | Publication Date: 1985-01-15 | ISBN-13: 9780226204031

History of Religious LibertyHistory of Religious Liberty
Michael Farris
Early American advocates of freedom did not believe in religious liberty in spite of their Christianity, but explicitly because of their individual faith in Christ, which had been molded and instructed by the Bible. The greatest evidence of their commitment to liberty can be found in their willingness to support the cause of freedom for those diffe ...
Number of pages: 512 | Publication Date: 2015-04-30 | ISBN-13: 9780890518687

A History of GodA History of God
Karen Armstrong

Number of pages: 496 | Publication Date: 1994-08-09 | ISBN-13: 9780345384560

History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1History of Religious Ideas, Volume 1
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

History of the Religious Society of Friends, Called by Some the Free Quakers (Classic Reprint)History of the Religious Society of Friends, Called by Some the Free Quakers (Classic Reprint)
Charles Wetherill
Excerpt from History of the Religious Society of Friends, Called by Some the Free QuakersNearly every building of the old City has, since this date, been torn down and replaced by edifices suited to the changing needs of commerce; but this house stands, the memorial of a past age, and is the only monument now left of the heroism of certain members ...
Number of pages: 124 | Publication Date: 2017-05-11 | ISBN-13: 9781330568972

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