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The Resource Religion in American life : a short history, Jon Butler, Grant Wacker, and Randall Balmer

Religion in American life : a short history, Jon Butler, Grant Wacker, and Randall Balmer

Label
Religion in American life : a short history
Title
Religion in American life
Title remainder
a short history
Statement of responsibility
Jon Butler, Grant Wacker, and Randall Balmer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Perhaps surprising in a country without a national church, religion has played a powerful role in American life. Now, in the new paperback edition of Religion in American Life, three of the country's most eminent historians of religion offer a superb overview that spans four centuries, illuminating the rich spiritual heritage central to nearly every event in our nation's history. Jon Butler begins by describing the state of religious affairs in both the Old and New Worlds on the eve of colonization. He traces the progress of religion in the colonies through the time of the American Revolution,
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Jon
Dewey number
200.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BL2525
LC item number
.B88 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wacker, Grant
  • Balmer, Randall Herbert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • RELIGION
  • TRAVEL
  • Religion
  • United States
  • North & South American Religions
  • Religion
  • Philosophy & Religion
Label
Religion in American life : a short history, Jon Butler, Grant Wacker, and Randall Balmer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-463) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PREFACE; RELIGION IN COLONIAL AMERICA; CHAPTER ONE: Worlds Old and New; CHAPTER TWO: Religion and Missions in New Spain and New France; CHAPTER THREE: Religion in England's First Colonies; CHAPTER FOUR: The Flowering of Religious Diversity; CHAPTER FIVE: African and American Indian Religion; CHAPTER SIX: Reviving Colonial Religion; CHAPTER SEVEN: Religion and the American Revolution; RELIGION IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA; CHAPTER EIGHT: Prophets for a New Nation; CHAPTER NINE: Awakeners of the Heart; CHAPTER TEN: Reformers and Visionaries; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Restorers of Ancient Ways
  • CHAPTER TWELVE: Sojourners at HomeCHAPTER THIRTEEN: Warriors for God and Religion; CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Fashioners of Immigrant Faiths; CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Innovators in a World of New Ideas; CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Conservers of Tradition; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Adventurers of the Spirit; RELIGION IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICA; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: A New Century; CHAPTER NINETEEN: The Age of Militancy; CHAPTER TWENTY: In God We Trust; CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Religion in the New Frontier; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: Religion in an Age of Upheaval; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: Preachers, Politicians, and Prodigals
  • CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: Religion for the New MillenniumEPILOGUE; CHRONOLOGY; FURTHER READING; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
191027952
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Updated ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 496 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611162375
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
116237
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191027952
Label
Religion in American life : a short history, Jon Butler, Grant Wacker, and Randall Balmer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-463) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PREFACE; RELIGION IN COLONIAL AMERICA; CHAPTER ONE: Worlds Old and New; CHAPTER TWO: Religion and Missions in New Spain and New France; CHAPTER THREE: Religion in England's First Colonies; CHAPTER FOUR: The Flowering of Religious Diversity; CHAPTER FIVE: African and American Indian Religion; CHAPTER SIX: Reviving Colonial Religion; CHAPTER SEVEN: Religion and the American Revolution; RELIGION IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA; CHAPTER EIGHT: Prophets for a New Nation; CHAPTER NINE: Awakeners of the Heart; CHAPTER TEN: Reformers and Visionaries; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Restorers of Ancient Ways
  • CHAPTER TWELVE: Sojourners at HomeCHAPTER THIRTEEN: Warriors for God and Religion; CHAPTER FOURTEEN: Fashioners of Immigrant Faiths; CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Innovators in a World of New Ideas; CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Conservers of Tradition; CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Adventurers of the Spirit; RELIGION IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICA; CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: A New Century; CHAPTER NINETEEN: The Age of Militancy; CHAPTER TWENTY: In God We Trust; CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE: Religion in the New Frontier; CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO: Religion in an Age of Upheaval; CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE: Preachers, Politicians, and Prodigals
  • CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR: Religion for the New MillenniumEPILOGUE; CHRONOLOGY; FURTHER READING; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
191027952
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Updated ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 496 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611162375
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
116237
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191027952

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