Memoirs Of The Spirit / Edition 1

Memoirs Of The Spirit / Edition 1

by Edwin S. Gaustad
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802849962

ISBN-13: 9780802849960

Pub. Date: 06/25/2001

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

This anthology displays the tapestry of religious experience in America during the past three centuries. Compiled and edited by a foremost historian of American religion, these twenty-six spiritual autobiographies, ordered chronologically, uniquely capture the nation's soul in the words of the people who helped shape it.. "Featuring a full-page portrait of most of the…  See more details below

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This anthology displays the tapestry of religious experience in America during the past three centuries. Compiled and edited by a foremost historian of American religion, these twenty-six spiritual autobiographies, ordered chronologically, uniquely capture the nation's soul in the words of the people who helped shape it.. "Featuring a full-page portrait of most of the writers included in the volume as well as insightful introductory comments by Edwin Gaustad, Memoirs of the Spirit offers an enlightening view of America's rich religious past - and suggests the multiplicity that is America's religious future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802849960
Publisher:
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Publication date:
06/25/2001
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxiii
1.The Captive1
2.The Sinner17
3.The Patriot35
4.The Bishop51
5.The Frontiersman63
6.The Convert77
7.The Slave93
8.The Americanizer107
9.The Holy Man119
10.The Polemicist131
11.The Editor147
12.The Immigrant157
13.The Theologian167
14.The Yogi179
15.The Educator193
16.The Pacifist207
17.The Schoolgirl219
18.The Westerner229
19.The Monk241
20.The Buddhist257
21.The Revivalist269
22.The President287
23.The Mariner303
24.The Poet319
25.The Witness331
26.The "Minority Student"345

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