The Civil War as a Theological Crisis

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2006 - 199 páginas
The Civil War was a major turning point in American religious thought, argues Mark A. Noll. Although Christian believers agreed with one another that the Bible was authoritative and that it should be interpreted through commonsense principles, there was r
 

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I need to admit that I must have finished this book about in Jan, 2015 and am just now (Aug, 2015) reviewing it. In any, case this is a great read for understanding how America could have gotten ... Leer comentario completo

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Interesting enough, but it was either 150 pages too long or 150 pages too short. The gist of it is this: the Civil War was a theological crisis because the US's religious freedom allowed anyone to ... Leer comentario completo

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Contents
vii
Acknowledgments
ix
1 Introduction
1
2 Historical Contexts
17
3 The Crisis over the Bible
31
4 The negro question lies far deeper than the slavery question
51
5 The Crisis over Providence
75
6 Opinions of Protestants Abroad
95
7 Catholic Viewpoints
125
8 Retrospect and Prospect
157
Notes
163
Index
193
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Jiquan Chen, University of Toledo, OH, USA; Shiqiang Wan, Henan University, China; Geoffrey Henebry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA; Jiaguo Qi, Michigan State University, Ann Arbor, USA; Garik Gutman, Land Cover Land Use Change Program, NASA, Washington DC, USA; Ge Sun, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Asheville, NC, USA; Martin Kappas, Georg August University, Gttingen, Germany.

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