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The Bible in American Life
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Philip Goff
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

There is a paradox in American Christianity. According to Gallup, nearly eight in ten Americans regard the Bible as either the literal word of God or inspired b
The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Paul Gutjahr
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Early Americans have long been considered "A People of the Book" Because the nickname was coined primarily to invoke close associations between Americans and th
The Bible in the American Experience
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Claudia Setzer
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-07 - Publisher: SBL Press

An interdisciplinary investigation of the Bible's place in American experience Much has changed since the Society of Biblical Literature's Bible in American Cul
The Bible in American Life
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Director of the Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture and Chancellor's Professor of Religious Studies American Studies and History Philip Goff
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

There is a paradox in American Christianity. According to Gallup, nearly eight in ten Americans regard the Bible as either the literal word of God or the inspir
Religion in American Life
Language: en
Pages: 573
Authors: Jon Butler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The new edition of Religion in American Life, written by three of the country's most eminent historians of religion, offers a superb overview that spans four ce
The American Life of Ernestine L. Rose
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Carol A. Kolmerten
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-12-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

A biography of one of the least known women's rights activists in 19th-century America. For over 30 years, Rose (1810-1892) attacked slavery and decried women's
The Bible in the American Short Story
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-02 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Bible in the American Short Story examines Biblical influences in the post-World War II American short story. In a series of accessible chapters, Lesleigh C
American Religious History: Belief and Society through Time [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1150
Authors: Gary Scott Smith
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-07 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A mix of thematic essays, reference entries, and primary source documents covering the role of religion in American history and life from the colonial era to th
Gender Roles in American Life: A Documentary History of Political, Social, and Economic Changes [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 820
Authors: Constance L. Shehan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This two-volume set examines how the evolution of gender roles in the United States has changed family dynamics, business practices, and our concepts of womanho
Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1270
Authors: Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-03 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A fascinating exploration of the relationship between American culture and music as defined by musicians, scholars, and critics from around the world.