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Mission and menace : four centuries of American religious zeal  Cover Image Book Book

Mission and menace : four centuries of American religious zeal

Jewett, Robert. (Author). Wangerin, Ole. (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn156832282
  • ISBN: 9780800662837 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780800662844 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0800662830 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0800662849 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 365 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-357) and index.
Contents: Shaping zealous trajectories -- Colonial beginnings : the millennial city set upon a hill -- God's new Israel : the theocratic experiment and its deflation -- The Great Awakening : prelude to the American Revolution -- The post-millennial republic: the "new order of the ages" -- The second Great Awakening : new denominations, reforms, and the pre-millennial reaction -- Millennial crises and the rise of fundamentalism -- The Civil War : a conflict over the Bible and millennial mission -- Reconstruction and racial violence : religion in cultural captivity -- The gilded age and millennial destiny : war, colonialism, and the social Gospel -- New diversity : emerging fundamentalism and the world's parliament of religion -- Three millennial crusades : disappointment, the Red Scare, and the crisis of fundamentalism -- Culture over Christ : acculturation and the decline of mainline churches -- The menace of triumphant civil religion -- Depression and World War : the rise of religious replacement and escapism -- Cold War religion : the celebration of one nation under God -- Zealous nationalism overwhelms prophetic realism : civil rights, Vietnam, and the conservative backlash -- The political distortion of religion : impeachment and the war against terrorism.
Subject: United States -- Church history

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at ASLAN - Network. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Asbury Theological Seminary.


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