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By Darren Dochuk,Thomas S. Kidd,Kurt W. Peterson

No dwelling student has formed the examine of yank non secular historical past extra profoundly than George M. Marsden. His paintings spans U.S. highbrow, cultural, and spiritual historical past from the 17th in the course of the twenty-first centuries. This choice of essays makes use of the occupation of George M. Marsden and the striking breadth of his scholarship to degree present traits within the old research of yank evangelical Protestantism and to inspire clean scholarly research of this religion culture because it has built among the eighteenth century and the current. relocating via 5 sections, every one based round considered one of Marsden’s significant books and the period of time it represents, the amount explores diverse methodologies and methods to the heritage of evangelicalism and American faith. along with assessing Marsden’s illustrious works all alone phrases, this collection’s individuals isolate numerous key issues as deserving of clean, rigorous, and broad exam. via their shut research of those specific issues, they extend the diversity of characters and groups, matters and concepts, and contingencies which could and may be accounted for in our old texts. Marsden’s undying scholarship therefore serves as a launchpad for brand new instructions in our rendering of the yankee spiritual past.

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