The story of religion in America.


[2d rev. ed.].. New York, Harper [1950] .

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Standard Title Story of religions in America
Subjects Religion.
United States -- Church history.
United States -- Religion.
United States.
Description ix, 492 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date [1950]
Notes First edition (1930) has title: The story of religions in America.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-472).
Summary Explains the religious aspects of our National life.
Contents 1. Creative forces in American religion -- 2. The European background -- 3. Established church beginnings in America -- 4. The Puritan colonies: the beginnings of American Congregationalism -- 5. The first experiments in religious liberty: Rhode Island and Maryland: Baptist and Roman Catholic beginnings -- 6. Religious diversity in the middle colonies: Dutch Reformed, and English Quakers -- 7. Religious diversity in the middle colonies: the German bodies -- 8. The colonial Presbyterians -- 9. The Great Awakening in New England -- 10. The Great Awakening in the middle and southern colonies -- 11. Missions and benevolent enterprises in the American colonies -- 12. The War of Independence and the American churches -- 13. The nationalization of the American churches -- 14. The western movement of population and the rise of the popular churches -- 15. The Second Awakening and the frontier schisms -- 16. The era of organization and the rise of moderm missions -- 17. Religion in the restless Thirties and Forties -- 18. Slavery controversy and schisms -- 19. The churches north and south and the Civil War -- 20. The churches in the period of Reconstruction -- 21. The church and the changing economic order -- 22. The church and the rise of the city -- 23. World war I: prosperity and depression -- 24. Through a decade of storm to the mid-century.
Genre Church history.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)382569
(OCoLC)ocm00382569
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Sweet, William Warren, 1881-1959.
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