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Religious Advocacy And American History
     

Religious Advocacy And American History

by Bruce Kuklick (Editor)
 
Religious Advocacy and American History explores the general question of bias and objectivity in higher learning from the perspective of the role of religious convictions in the study of American history. The contributors to this book, many of whom are leading historians of American religion and culture, address primarily two related questions. First, how do personal

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Religious Advocacy and American History explores the general question of bias and objectivity in higher learning from the perspective of the role of religious convictions in the study of American history. The contributors to this book, many of whom are leading historians of American religion and culture, address primarily two related questions. First, how do personal religious convictions influence one's own research, writing, and teaching? And, second, what place should personal beliefs have within American higher education?

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Jonathan Tucker Boyd
...[W]ith all the open doorsfor all the ways we may be truly thankful for a modest loosening of the modernist gag order on religionis there anything left for Christian historians to pay about? Certainly....The roots of real humility lie deep in the Scripturesand we "premoderns" should continually recall that patent biblical fact. —Books & Culture: A Christian Review

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ISBN-13:
9780802842602
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/18/1996
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
0.58(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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