American Christianities

Author: Catherine A. Brekus
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807869147
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This volume of twenty-two original essays, contributed by a group of prominent thinkers in American religious studies, provides a sophisticated understanding of both the diversity and the alliances among Christianities in the United States ...

Head And Heart

Author: Garry Wills
Publisher: Penguin
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A historical examination of what led to modern religious tensions addresses such topics as the Enlightenment era of the eighteenth century, the separation of church and state, and the free-market environment that has enabled religion to ...

Chinese Christianity

Author: Ziming Wu
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004225749
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Chapter eleven K.h. ting and the three-Self MoveMent in China: global
ChriStianity and loCal ContextS in the american academy of religion's annual
Conference held at Washington, dC in 2006, there were two special sessions on
World Christianity. one session was on 'World Christianity in general', and the
other on 'World Christianity in Local Contexts'. In the first ses- sion, there were
four papers discussing the general concept of World Christianity, with examples
drawn from ...

Christianities In Asia

Author: Peter C. Phan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444392603
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II: 1500to1900, American Societyof Missiology Series, No. 36, Maryknoll, New
York: Orbis Books, 1998, p. 224. 4. See Moffett, S.H. A History of Christianity in
Asia, Vol. II: 1500 to 1900, American Societyof Missiology Series, No. 36,
Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1998, p. 226. 5. See Kanagasabai Wilson, D.
The Christian Church in Sri Lanka, Colombo: The Study Centre for Religion and
Society, 1975, p. 43. 6. See Moffett, S.H. A History of Christianity in Asia, Vol. II:
1500 to 1900, ...

Christianity As A World Religion

Author: Sebastian Kim
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472569377
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Fully updated throughout, this second edition now includes: - A new chapter covering Christianity in Oceania - Further analysis of the early growth of Christianity in Asia and Africa - Coverage of research trends in migration, theologies of ...

The New Shape Of World Christianity

Author: Mark A. Noll
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830828478
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The best conclusion to be reached at this point in time about the relation of
American Christianity to world Christianity is a modest one. In recent decades
world Christian movements, especially Protestant and independent movements,
have come increasingly to take on some of the characteristics of American
Christianity. Yet the primary reason for that development is not the direct
influence of American Christians themselves. It is rather that social circumstances
in many places of the ...

Presidential Faith And Foreign Policy

Author: W. Steding
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137477113
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Likeothercultural phenomena, Christianity in America has a widearray of
interpretations anda history ofrisingand fallingin socialand political significance.
Yet, thereare discernibleand common threads that have prevailed across these
varied interpretations over time.1 Before we canassess the religious heritage of
Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and itscontribution to their respective cognetic
narratives,we must identify these threads of American religious discourse and
understand ...

Christianity And Race In The American South

Author: Paul Harvey
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022641549X
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In Christianity and Race in the American South, Paul Harvey gives us a narrative history of the South as it integrates into the story of religious history, fundamentally transforming our understanding of the importance of American ...

Lincoln And The Jews

Author: Jonathan D. Sarna
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466864613
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Jonathan D. Sarna, “Christians and NonChristians in the Marketplace of
American Religion,” American Christianities, ed. Brekus & Gilpin, 11932. 13.
Jewish Messenger (February 18, 1861), online at
civilwar/semi02.htm. 14. Ari Hoogenboom, Outlawing the Spoils: A History of the
Civil Service Reform Movement 18651883 (New York: Praeger, 1982); Michael
Burlingame, Abraham Lincoln: A Life (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press,
2008), II, 6997.

The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States

Author: Derek H. Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190208783
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In Papers of the American Historical Association. New York: Knickerbocker Press,
1890. Shain, Barry. A Theological Interpretation of American History. Nutley, NJ:
Craig Press, 1964. Shain, Barry Alan, ed. The Nature of Rights at the American
Founding and Beyond. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Tinder, Glenn. The Political Meaning of Christianity: An Interpretation. Baton
Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1988. Tocqueville, Alexis de.
Democracy in ...