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Title America's God : from Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln / Mark A. Noll.
Author Noll, Mark A., 1946-
Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Description xiii, 622 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 230.0973 N
Note Originally published: 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-602) and index.
Contents Introductory. Introduction: theology and history ; Theology in Colonial America ; The long life and final collapse of the Puritan canopy -- Synthesis. Republicanism and religion: the American exception ; Christian republicanism ; Theistic common sense ; Colonial theologies in the era of the Revolution ; Innovative (but not "American") theologies in the era of the Revolution -- Evangelization. The Evangelical surge ; ... and constructing a new nation ; Ideological permutations -- Americanization. Assumptions and assertions of American theology ; The Americanization of Calvinism: contexts and questions ; The Americanization of Calvinism: explosion, 1827-1860 ; The Americanization of Methodism: the age of Asbury ; The Americanization of Methodism: after Asbury -- Crisis. The "Bible alone" and a reformed, literal hermeneutic ; The Bible and slavery ; Failed alternatives ; Climax and exhaustion in the Civil War ; Conclusion: contexts and dogma.
Subject Theology, Doctrinal -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Theology, Doctrinal -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Protestantism -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Protestantism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Church history -- 18th century.
United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
Protestantism. (OCoLC)fst01079920
Theology, Doctrinal. (OCoLC)fst01149617
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
1700-1899
Genre Church history. (OCoLC)fst01411629
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0195182995 (pbk.) :
9780195182996 (pbk.) :

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