Modern Christianity To 1900

Modern Christianity To 1900

by Amanda Porterfield

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ISBN-13: 9781451403695
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 08/15/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 963,897
File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents


Contributors     vii
Illustrations     ix
General Editor's Foreword   Denis R. Janz     xi
Introduction: Expansion and Change   Amanda Porterfield     1
Reconfiguring Christian Cosmologies
New Ways of Confronting Death   Carlos Eire     31
Controlling and Christianizing Sex   Peter Gardella     60
Economic Change and Emotional Life   John Corrigan     89
Vulgar Science   Ronald L. Numbers     113
Regional Variants
Tropical Christianity in Brazil   H. B. Cavalcanti     145
Iconic Piety in Russia   Vera Shevzov     178
Religious Experiences in New England   Douglas L. Winiarski     209
Domestic Piety in New England   Ava Chamberlain     233
Race and Gender
Gendering Christianity   Marilyn J. Westerkamp     261
Slave Christianity   Charles H. Lippy     291
Spirituals and the Quest for Freedom   Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan     317
Notes     329
Index     343

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