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Protestantism in America

Jerald C. Brauer

Protestantism in America

a narrative history.

by Jerald C. Brauer

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Protestant churches -- United States,
    • United States -- Church history

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR515 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination307 p.
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6133904M
      LC Control Number53006778
      OCLC/WorldCa1329849

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Balmer and Winner boldly take hold of the large and complex topic of Protestantism in America by its most ungainly part, evangelicalism.

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As America has become more pluralistic, Protestantism, with its long roots in American history and culture, has hardly remained static. This finely crafted portrait of a remarkably complex group of Christian denominations describes Protestantism's history, constituent subgroups and their activities, /5(14).

A readable, far-reaching history of a multi-denominational, multi-regional, and multi-ethnic religious group, Protestants in America explores the physical and ideological roots of the denomination up to the present day, and traces the origins of American Protestants all the way Protestantism in America book to the first English colony at Jamestown.

The book covers their involvement in critical issues from temperance to the civil rights Author: Mark A. Noll. Balmer and Winner boldly take hold of the large and complex topic of Protestantism in America by its most ungainly part, evangelicalism. Christian Sheppard, Chicago Tribune Balmer and Winner have produced a book that is quite readable.

Choice. Protestantism in America: A Narrative History Paperback – June 1, by Jerald C. Brauer (Author)Cited Protestantism in America book Protestantism in America: Selected full-text books and articles The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past By Margaret Bendroth University of North Carolina Press, Protestantism in Protestantism in America book, Hardcover by Balmer, Randall; Winner, Lauren F., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in Protestantism in America book US Balmer (American religion, Barnard College) and Winner (doctoral candidate, history, Columbia U.) explore the history and impact of Protestantism in American history from a number of Protestantism in America book lenses/5(13).

Preface: Easter Sunday 1. Protestantism in America 2. Brief History of Protestantism in America 3. Varieties of Protestantism in America 4. Williston Federated Church 5. Abyssinian Baptist Church 6. New Life Family Fellowship 7.

Protestants and Feminism 8. Protestants and Homosexuality 9. Protestants and Social Justice: Series Title. This book seeks to Protestantism in America book students with a concise yet comprehensive account of Protestant Christianity in America, for there is a lack of such studies for seminary students.

Protestantism in America can be characterized in terms of a full, free experimentation and an enduring biblicism. Protestantism in America by Randall Herbert Balmer (English) Paperback Protestantism in America book Free.

Isbn Protestantism in America by Randall Herbert Balmer, Lauren Protestantism in America book. Winner Estimated delivery business days Format Paperback Condition Protestantism in America book New Description As America has become more pluralistic, Protestantism, with its long roots in /5(13).

Protestantism in America;: A narrative history Hardcover – January 1, by Jerald C Brauer (Author)Author: Jerald C Brauer.

It is virtually impossible to understand the history of the American experience without Protestantism. The theological and religious descendants of the Protestant Reformation arrived in the United States in the early 17th century, shaped American culture in the 18th century, grew dramatically in the 19th century, and continued to be the guardians of American religious life in the 20th : John Fea.

Synopsis. As America has become more pluralistic, Protestantism, with its long roots in American history and culture, has hardly remained static.

This finely crafted portrait of a remarkably complex group of Christian denominations describes Protestantism's history, constituent subgroups and their activities, and the way in which its dialectic. "As America has become more pluralistic, Protestantism, with its long roots in American history and culture, has hardly remained static.

This portrait of a complex group of Christian denominations describes Protestantism's history, constituent subgroups and their activities, and the way in which its dialectic.

This book's narrative approach to the history of Protestantism in America avoids dullness in favor of an interesting and engaging read. The author writes from a neutral point of view; in fact, I found it impossible to guess his own denominational affiliation.

He includes all /5. Protestantism in America - Randall Herbert Balmer, Lauren F. Winner - Google Books As America has become more pluralistic, Protestantism, with its long roots in American history and culture, has.

Protestantism in America - Randall Balmer - Google Books As America has become more pluralistic, Protestantism, with its long roots in American history and culture, has hardly remained static. A graphic little page-turner called the Book of Martyrs () chronicled Bloody Mary’s butchery, becoming the second-most-read book in heavily-Protestant colonial America after the Bible.

Under Mary, England rejoined the Catholic Church and she cemented ties with Catholic Spain by marrying Philip II, Charles V’s son. Environmentalists have often blamed Protestantism for justifying the human exploitation of nature, but the author of this cultural history argues that, in America, hard-boiled industrialists and passionate environmentalists sprang from the same Protestant root.3/5.

Protestantism is the largest grouping of Christians in the United States with its combined denominations collectively accounting for about 43% of the country's population or million people in Simultaneously, this corresponds to around 20% of the world's total Protestant a has the largest number of Protestants of any country in the world.

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The earliest evidence of Protestantism in Latin America comes from the colonial period through the Inquisition trials of alleged Protestant heretics.

After the independence movements of the early 19th century, most national governments decriminalized Protestantism, and a handful of missionaries and Bible salesmen from Great Britain and the. Genre/Form: Church history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brauer, Jerald C.

Protestantism in America. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, © The author makes the rather ambitious claim that this is the first book on church history to take seriously the past two hundred years of Protestant experience in American life.

But the content of the book goes a long way toward justifying that claim; and this is a distinctly fresh approach to American religion which has been inescapably Protestant in source and orientation, even when the.

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Examines the diversity of the tradition with accounts of life and worship in a variety of mainline and evangelical churches. On fire for God—a sweeping history of puritanism in England and America Begun in the mid-sixteenth century by Protestant nonconformists keen to reform England’s church and society while saving their own souls, the puritan movement was a major catalyst in the great cultural changes that transformed the early modern world/5(5).

I believe - as Mark Noll rightly suggests in his book, America's God - America is a synthesis of evangelical Protestantism, republican political ideology and. The Future of Mainline Protestantism in America offers facts, a guide to pertinent literature, a survey of history, and predictions about coming challenges and opportunities—all highly relevant to conversations about religion in American culture.

Elesha J. Coffman, author of The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline. Protestantism A brief overview of the History of Protestant Christianity During the Middle Ages the Roman Catholic Church held a virtual monopoly of faith in Western Europe.

However, between the 14th and 17th centuries a series of Northern European reforms led to what is now called the “Protestant Reformation” culminating in a mass exodusFile Size: 72KB. Protestant Church Music In America by Robert, Stevenson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Protestant Churches America - AbeBooks Passion for books.

America emerged as a Protestant majority nation, with significant minorities of Roman Catholics and Jews. Altogether, Protestants comprised the majority of the population until when the Protestant share of U.S. population dropped to 48%, thus ending its status as religion of the majority.

The term was popularized by sociologist and University of Pennsylvania professor E. Digby Baltzell, himself a WASP, in his book The Protestant Establishment: Aristocracy and Caste in America. Baltzell stressed the closed or caste-like characteristic of the group by arguing that "There is a crisis in American leadership in the middle of the.

These three researchers have collaborated on a book, Latino Protestants in America, which results from a study called the Latino Protestant Congregations (LPC) Project that was funded by.

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Dove, Centre College, Danville, KentuckyAuthor: Stephen C. Dove. And America gave Protestantism something in return: a chance to flourish without state interference, a freedom to fulfill the human desire for what lies beyond the material world. Among conservative Christians, much attention is devoted to the question of whether the hole in public life can be filled by either Catholicism or the evangelical.

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Protestantism is growing in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Oceania, while remaining stable or declining in Anglo America and Europe, with some exceptions such as France, where it was legally eradicated after the abolition of the Edict of Nantes by the Edict of Fontainebleau and the following persecution of Huguenots, but now is claimed to be.

Protestantism, form of Christian faith and practice that originated with the principles of the term is derived from the Protestatio delivered by a minority of delegates against the () Diet of Speyer, which passed legislation against the Lutherans. Since that time the term has been used in many different senses, but not as the official title of any church until it was.

Mining the Dutch, German, and Dutch creole records kept by Moravians, Gerbner traces a similar trajectory from Protestant Supremacy to Christian Slavery.

But the real pay off of the book’s final chapters is Gerbner’s reassessment of Afro-Caribbean conversion. His book, Changing Tides (Orbis), examined the pdf of Protestantism in Latin America.

The full text of the interview can be found in the Special Documents section of NCR   If almost every adult in Latin America started life as a Catholic, it’s not surprising that so few are converting to Catholicism, versus Protestantism.

It’s like the Republican Party in.Evangelicalism (/ ˌ iː v ebook n ebook dʒ ɛ l ɪ k əl ɪ z əm, ˌ ɛ v æ n-,-ə n /), evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in Jesus's atonement.