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Awash in a Sea of Faith

Christianizing the American People

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674056015

Publication Date: 02/01/1992

Academic Trade

376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

17 halftones

Studies in Cultural History


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Religion in the American Past
  • 1. The European Religious Heritage
  • 2. The Crisis of Christian Practice in America
  • 3. Magic and the Occult
  • 4. The Renewal of Christian Authority
  • 5. Slavery and the African Spiritual Holocaust
  • 6. The Plural Origins of American Revivalism
  • 7. A Revolutionary Millennium?
  • 8. Toward the Antebellum Spiritual Hothouse
  • 9. Christian Power in the American Republic
  • Conclusion: Lincoln and the Almost Chosen People
  • Notes
  • Index

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