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A Sketch of Its Political, Social, and Religious Character

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ISBN 9780674864795

Publication Date: 01/01/1961

241 pages


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  • Introduction by Perry Miller
  • Preface
  • To The American Reader
  • Part I: Importance, Political System, National Character, Culture, and Religion of the United States
    • I. Size and Growth
    • II. Political Condition
    • III. National Character and Social Life
    • IV. Science and Literature
    • V. Religion and The Church
  • Part II: The Churches and Sects
    • I. General Ecclesiastical Condition of the U.S.
    • II. The Several Churches and Sects
      • The Congregationalists
      • The Presbyterians
      • The Reformed Dutch
      • The Protestant Episcopal Church
      • The Methodists
      • The German Churches
      • The Baptists
      • The Quakers
      • The Roman Catholic Church
      • The Mormons
  • Part III: Germany and America
    • I. The Significance of North America for the Future Development of the Kingdom of God
    • II. The Position and Work of the German Evangelical Church in America
    • III. Duty of the German Evangelical Mother-Church Towards Her Daughter in America
  • Index

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