American Religion: Religion in the new nation

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David Turley
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Religion - 1568 pages
This set offers a wide range of primary source material spanning several centuries of religious experience in the United States. The material is grouped thematically and chronologically with a critical apparatus which includes a substantial introductory essay giving an overview of the subject, a chronology, and bibliographies.
 

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Contents

The Separation of Church and State
30
Urban Revivalism
49
Religion and Race Relations
67
Chronology
76
THOMASJEFFERSON Bill for Establishing Religious
84
THOMAS BROWN Shakers in Daniel Rupp compiler
87
DWIGHT L MOODY The Reporters Conversion Arrows
89
KAUFMANN KOHLER Palestinian or American Judaism
91
JOHN COTTON A Letter to Mr Williams 1643
177
THOMAS P COPE diary entry for August 10th 1818 in Eliza
179
ROGER WILLIAMS Mr Cottons Letter lately Printed Examined
186
THOMAS HOOKER The Principles of 1645 Survey of
192
JOHN DAVENPORT from A Discourse about Civil Government
203
LUCRETIA MOTT Discourse on Woman 1850
216
INCREASE MATHER A Further Account of some other
219
EZRA MICHENER Sorcery 16951738 A Retrospect
229

T B MASTON Race and Racial Tension in the Church
93
Critical Bibliographies
95
JAMES MOONEY The Doctrine of the Ghost Dance
102
The Voluntary Principle in Operation
103
Catholicism
107
Religion in Urban Industrial Society
108
Bibliography of Sources Documents
114
THOMAS BACON from Two Sermons Preached to a Congregation
115
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN The Inspiration of
116
THOMAS P COPE diary entry for June 9th 1802 in Eliza Cope
117
CHARLES G FINNEY Remarks upon Ministerial
118
DAVID PHILIPSON from The Jewish Reform Movement
121
R L STANTON from The Church and Slavery
122
HENRY DAVID THOREAU from Sunday A Week
123
FRANCES E WILLARD Messages to the W C T U
124
A Note on the Selections
125
August 1837
127
An Account of a Meeting of Black Religious Leaders with
128
ALBERT B CLEAGE JR We are Gods Chosen People
129
EDWARD JOHNSON from Wonder Working Providence of Sions
137
JAMES CANNONJr Public Life and Social Reform Bishop
141
COTTON MATHER from The Triumphs of the Reformed Religion
143
EZRA STILES from his Election Sermon The United States
150
HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK A Fundamentalist Sermon
151
From The Mayflower Compact 1620 in William Bradford
157
JAMES B CONE The Sources of Black Theology A Black
169
WILLIAM PENN from Charter of Privileges to the Province
171
FRAY FRANCISCO CORBERA A Letter December 1694
245
FRAY FRANCISCO DE VARGAS A Letter to the Provincial
252
SOLOMON STODDARD from Question whether God is
260
GEORGE KEITH from An Exhortation Caution to Friends
273
SAMUEL DAVIES a Letter dated August 1758 Letters from
284
JOHANNES MEGAPOLENSIS and SAMUEL DRISSIUS
295
EZECHIEL CARRE A Charitable Samaritan a Sermon 1689
301
JOHN LANGFORD from A just and cleere Refutation of a false
310
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Transcendental Wild Oats
314
GILBERT TENNENT from Some Account of the Principles of
319
GEORGE WASHINGTON OTHERS Exchange of Letters
327
AN ENGLISH LAYMAN from Recent Recollections of
329
THOMAS BRAY from The Acts of Dr Brays Visitation held
333
JONATHAN MAYHEW from Observations on the Charter
344
EAST APTHORP from A Review of Dr Mayhews Remarks 1765
354
DR BURTON a Letter to Anthony Benezet February 1768
371
et al eds The Presbyterianism Enterprise 1956
375
JOSEPH TRACY Parties in the Presbyterian Church The Great
381
GEORGE WHITEFIELD Philadelphia George Whitefields
393
CHARLES CHAUNCY or WILLIAM RAND from The late
401
JONATHAN MAYHEW from The Snare Broken A Thanksgiving
409
EZRA MICHENER War 177579 A Retrospect of Early
417
SAMUEL SHERWOOD from The Churchs Flight into
432
ETHAN ALLEN from Reason the Only Oracle of Man or
441
ELIZUR GOODRICH from The Principles of Civil Union
447
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