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The story of America"s religions.

by Hartzell Spence

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sects -- United States,
    • United States -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Deluxe ed. with illustrations.

      Other titlesAmerica"s religions.
      StatementPublished in co-operation with the editors of Look magazine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516.5 .S7 1960
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p.
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5799365M
      LC Control Number60012319
      OCLC/WorldCa2854069

      Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion; Buy this book The book is rife with astonishing accounts of the abuses. Evangelism has played an integral part in the history of religion in America, from colonial times to the present, while its methods of dissemination have changed dramatically. Spreading the “Good News" during colonial times was accomplished through books printed by the Puritans on the press brought to Boston in , or carried across the.

      Book Review: They Gathered at the River: The Story of the Great Revivalists and Their Impact upon Religion in America, by Bernard A. Weisberger. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Current Archives About About the.   This isn’t so true now, but this is the best and most famous book ever written from that perspective and raises challenging questions about our own day and the “American Dream.” (It also happens to be the book I was reading on 9/ True story.) 4) America’s God, from Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln by Mark Noll.

      Book Summary. A portrait of the diversity of religion in modern America, complete with engaging characters, fascinating stories, the tragedy of misunderstanding and hatred, and the hope of new friendships, offering a road map to guide us all in the richly diverse America of the twenty-first century. The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late-Twentieth-Century Awakening Amanda Porterfield, Author Oxford University Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About.


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The story of America's religions Unknown Binding – January 1, by Hartzell Spence (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price: $   "In a new book, Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secret Religion, author Janet Reitman tell the fascinating history of the mysterious organization and its members." - "[a] meticulously researched history and revealing exposé, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous Throughout the book, the author displays /5().

"In a new book, Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secret Religion, author Janet Reitman tell the fascinating history of the mysterious organization and its members." - - /5(). Edwin S. Gaustad is a professor of history at the University of California, Riverside. He is a noted church historian and the author of over a dozen books, including The Great Awakening in New England, Dissent in American Religion, and A Religious History of America/5(51).

The Story of Religion in America by William Warren Sweet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Story of Religion in America” /5. "In a new book, Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secret Religion, author Janet Reitman tell the fascinating history of the mysterious organization and its members." - "[a] meticulously researched history and revealing exposé, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous Throughout the book, the author displays consummate /5().

He is an enthusiast, writing about a fact for real enthusiasm, -- that America's religions have made a significant contribution to the development of the nation, and that any attempt to ignore or cut off the place that religion has held in American life is cutting at the tap root of the American way.

The beginning of the book even contained an attempt to cover Native American Overall, it was an excellent overview of the history of different religious groups in the U.S.

The authors did not limit it to Christian religious groups, but included all immigrant religions/5. This fascinating new book reflects the results of the turmoil and change in the religions of America since Leo Rosten first wrote about them.

The first section consists of nineteen articles by distinguished men, each one a recognized authority on the creed for which he speaks, setting forth the clear and candid stories of our own faiths and those of our neighbors.4/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Get this from a library. The story of America's religions. [Hartzell Spence] -- Essays on the beliefs, history and practices of major religious groups represented in the. Books shelved as american-religious-history: The Civil War as a Theological Crisis by Mark A. Noll, When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern.

Kidd begins the book with three sentences that identify a thread running throughout America’s Religious History: “The story of American religion is a study in contrasts. Secular clashes with the sacred; demagoguery with devotion. Perhaps most conspicuously, religious vitality has existed alongside religious violence.”.

The parts of the book that form a straightforward essay on religion in America are wise, sympathetic, and vividly written. But his weaving of this account into the story of France's long obsession with America is fascinating in its own right, and casts light on the larger theme. The real story of religion in America’s past is an often awkward, frequently embarrassing and occasionally bloody tale that most civics books and high-school texts either paper over or shunt to the.

OCLC Number: Notes: First ed. () has title: The story of religions in America. Description: ix, pages 22 cm: Contents: 1. Creative forces in American religion The European background Established church beginnings in America The Puritan colonies: the beginnings of American Congregationalism The first experiments in religious liberty: Rhode Island and Maryland.

OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages, 24 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Creative forces in American religion --The European background --Established church beginnings in America --The Puritan colonies: the beginnings of American Congregationalism --The first experiments in religious liberty: Rhode Island and Maryland, Baptist and Roman Catholic.

Evangelism has long been a part of American religious history; this continues today. Where the "word of God" was spread through printed documents and word of mouth in colonial times, in the modern era the "word" is relayed through television and radio broadcasting and other technologies (in the early s, evangelist websites began to.

“A masterful piece of reporting Reitman tells a spellbinding story of a larger-than-life personality whose quirks, ticks and charisma shaped America’s newest homegrown religious movement.” — Washington PostScientology is known for its celebrity believers and its team of “volunteer ministers” at disaster sites such as the World Trade Center; its notably aggressive response to /5(26).

‘Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion’ by Janet Reitman. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. $ (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). She is the first American journalist to publish a major book on Scientology, and the only writer to have charted its full history.

Reitman al Janet Reitman is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, and the author of "Inside Scientology," (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, July ), which was based on her National Magazine Award-nominated story of /5.This classic work, winner of the National Book Award in Philosophy and Religion and Christian Centurys choice as the Religious Book of the Decade (), is now issued with a new chapter by noted religious historian David Hall, who carries the story of American religious history /5.Davíd Carrasco, Charles Long, and Lindsay Jones, Series Editors.

This series—which focuses attention on passages, rims, and borders—is dedicated to a study of the religions of the Americas since the commencement of the Atlantic world with the voyages of Columbus .