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

No dwelling pupil has formed the research of yank non secular heritage extra profoundly than George M. Marsden. His paintings spans U.S. highbrow, cultural, and non secular heritage 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 amazing breadth of his scholarship to degree present developments within the old research of yankee 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 headquartered round one in every of Marsden’s significant books and the period of time it represents, the amount explores diversified methodologies and methods to the heritage of evangelicalism and American faith. along with assessing Marsden’s illustrious works on their lonesome phrases, this collection’s members isolate numerous key topics as deserving of clean, rigorous, and vast exam. via their shut research of those specific topics, they extend the variety of characters and groups, concerns and concepts, and contingencies that could and may be accounted for in our ancient texts. Marsden’s undying scholarship hence serves as a launchpad for brand spanking new instructions in our rendering of the yank non secular past.

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