Religion and Twentieth-Century American Intellectual Life

Religion and Twentieth-Century American Intellectual Life

by Michael James Lacey (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521375603
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/29/1989
Series: Woodrow Wilson Center Press Series
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. Religion and American intellectual history, 1945-85: reflections on an uneasy relationship Henry F. May; 2. Evangelicals and the scientific culture: an overview George M. Marsden; 3. An enthusiasm for humanity: the social emphasis in religion and its accommodation in Protestant theology William McGuire King; 4. John Dewey, American theology, and scientific politics Bruce Kuklick; 5. The Niebuhr brothers and the liberal Protestant heritage Richard Wightman Fox; 6. Justification by verification: the scientific challenge to the moral authority of Christianity in modern America David A. Hollinger; 7. On the scientific study of religion in the United States 1870-1980 Murray G. Murphey; 8. On the intellectual marginality of American theology Van A. Harvey; Afterword: theology, public discourse, and the American tradition David A. Tracy; About the authors; Index.

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