American Evangelicalism: George Marsden and the State of by Darren Dochuk,Thomas S. Kidd,Kurt W. Peterson

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

No residing student has formed the learn of yank spiritual heritage extra profoundly than George M. Marsden. His paintings spans U.S. highbrow, cultural, and non secular historical past from the 17th during the twenty-first centuries. This choice of essays makes use of the profession of George M. Marsden and the striking breadth of his scholarship to degree present tendencies within the old research of yankee evangelical Protestantism and to motivate clean scholarly research of this religion culture because it has built among the eighteenth century and the current. relocating via 5 sections, every one established round considered one of Marsden’s significant books and the period of time it represents, the amount explores diverse methodologies and techniques to the heritage of evangelicalism and American faith. along with assessing Marsden’s illustrious works on their lonesome phrases, this collection’s individuals isolate a number of key topics as deserving of clean, rigorous, and wide exam. via their shut research of those specific subject matters, they extend the variety of characters and groups, matters and ideas, and contingencies which could and will be accounted for in our ancient texts. Marsden’s undying scholarship therefore serves as a launchpad for brand spanking new instructions in our rendering of the yank non secular past.

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