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    American religions : a documentary history
    Oxford University Press,
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    xxiv, 637 p. :
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    1 copy available in Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor.
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      BL2525 .A542 2008 1 Book Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor


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American religions : a documentary history / [compiled by] by R. Marie Griffith.
Publication info:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Physical descrip:
xxiv, 637 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"A collection of important primary source documents in American religious history" -- p. xxi.
Bibliography note:
Includes bibliographical references.
pt. 1. Colonial settlement to the 1730s. Bull Sublimis Deus -- Of Plymouth Plantation / William Bradford -- Spirituall milk for Boston babes in either England / John Cotton -- Model of Christian charity / John Winthrop -- Sleeping at sermons is a great and a dangerous evil / Increase Mather -- To my dear children ; To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet -- Diary / Samuel Sewall -- Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson / Anne Hutchinson -- Narrative of the captivity and restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson / Mary Rowlandson -- Letter to the Indians / William Penn -- Letter to the Town of Providence on the limits of religious liberty / Roger Williams -- Persuasive to moderation to church dissenters, in prudence and conscience / William Penn -- From: Wonders of the invisible world / Cotton Mather -- pt. 2. Revival, revolution, and the enlightenment, 1740-1800. From: Some thoughts concerning the present revival of religion in New-England / Jonathan Edwards -- From: Seasonable thoughts on the state of religion in New-England / Charles Chauncy -- I Cor. 14 v. 40: Let all things be done decently and in order / Charles Woodmason -- From: A plain account of Christian perfection / John Wesley -- On being brought from Africa to America ; On the death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield, 1770 ; Thoughts on the works of providence / Phillis Wheatley -- From: The journal of John Woolman ; On silent worship / John Woolman -- From: Journal / David Brainerd -- Petition of the Philadelphia Synagogue to Council of Censors of Pennsylvania -- Bill for establishing religious freedom / Thomas Jefferson -- Memorial and remonstrance against religious assessments / James Madison -- From: An alphabetical compendium of the various sects which have appeared in the world from the beginning of the Christian era to the present day / Hannah Adams -- pt. 3. From new republic to divided nation, 1800-65. Articles of faith ; Revelation / Joseph Smith -- Harvard Divinity School address / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Letters / Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton -- From: Memoirs / Charles Grandison Finney -- Instructions to the priest-monk Theophan / Innocent Veniaminov -- From: The life and religious experience of Jarena Lee / Jarena Lee -- From: Narrative of the life of an American slave / Frederick Douglass -- Appeal to the Christian women of the South / Angelina Emily Grimké -- Essay on slavery and abolitionism / Catharine E. Beecher -- From: The Christian doctrine of slavery / George D. Armstrong -- From: Democracy in America / Alexis de Tocqueville -- From: America / Philip Schaff -- pt. 4. Science, immigration, and consumer capitalism, 1865-1920. Evolution / James Woodrow -- From: Acres of diamonds / Russell Herman Conwell -- From: A theology for the social gospel / Walter Rauschenbusch -- Pittsburgh Platform -- From: In tune with the infinite / Ralph Waldo Trine -- Sorrow songs ; Credo ; Litany of Atlanta / W.E.B. Du Bois -- From: Black Elk speaks: being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / Black Elk -- From: The promised land / Mary Antin -- From: Our country / Josiah Strong -- Meeting with Archbishop John Ireland / Alexis Toth -- Heathen invasion of America / Mabel Potter Daggett -- Ten religions and Christianity / James Freeman Clarke -- Hinduism as a religion ; Farewell / Swami Vivekananda -- From: The varieties of religious experience / William James -- pt. 5. From fundamentalism to civil rights, 1920-65. Shall the fundamentalists win? / Harry Emerson Fosdick -- From: The irony of American history / Reinhold Niebuhr -- From: God in search of man / Abraham Joshua Heschel -- From: New seeds of contemplation / Thomas Merton -- From: The long loneliness / Dorothy Day -- From: Dharma bums / Jack Kerouac -- What we may learn from India ; Howard and Sue Bailey Thurman meet with Mahatma Gandhi / Howard Thurman -- Letter from Birmingham City Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Letters from abroad / Malcolm X -- From: Protestant-Catholic-Jew / Will Herberg -- pt. 6. Multiplicity, pluralism, and conflict after 1965. From: Beyond God the Father / Mary Daly -- Christian theological mediocrity / Cornel West -- Gay friendship: a though experiment in Catholic moral theology / Stanley Hauerwas -- Ways we worship / Avery Dulles -- From: Seeking the heart of wisdom / Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield -- Eagle poem / Joy Harjo -- Spring song ; Light that came to Lucille Clifton ; Testament / Lucille Clifton -- From: Stranger at the gate / Mel White -- From: The name / Franklin Graham -- Letter to Franklin Graham from the Council on American-Islamic Relations -- Danger and grace: Sept. 11 and America's religious moment / Richard Rodriguez -- From: Habits of the heart / Robert N. Bellah -- Religious expression in public schools / U.S. Department of Education -- From: Democracy and tradition / Jeffrey L. Stout.
Geographic term:
United States--Religion--Sources.
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Griffith, R. Marie (Ruth Marie), 1967-

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