Protestantism in America / Edition 1

Protestantism in America / Edition 1

by Randall Balmer, Lauren F. Winner
     
 

This finely crafted overview of this a remarkably complex Christian religion describes its history, constituent subgroups and their activities, Protestantism as a whole, and how its dialectic with our common culture has shaped such facets of the wider society as healthcare, welfare, labor relations, gender roles, and political discourse.
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Overview

This finely crafted overview of this a remarkably complex Christian religion describes its history, constituent subgroups and their activities, Protestantism as a whole, and how its dialectic with our common culture has shaped such facets of the wider society as healthcare, welfare, labor relations, gender roles, and political discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231111300
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
07/10/2002
Series:
Columbia Contemporary American Religion Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Easter Sunday1
Ch. 1Protestantism in America11
Ch. 2A Brief History Of Protestantism in America37
Ch. 3The Varieties Of Protestantism in America69
Ch. 4Williston Federated Church91
Ch. 5Abyssinian Baptist Church101
Ch. 6New Life Family Fellowship110
Ch. 7Protestants and Feminism121
Ch. 8Protestants and Homosexuality149
Ch. 9Protestants and Social Justice179
Conclusion: The Promise of Protestantism in the Twenty-first Century194
Profiles217
Chronology247
Glossary249
Notes259
Index271

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