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American Catholics and the Church of TomorrowBuilding Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Catherine R. Osborne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book asks why 20th century American Catholics stopped building churches that looked back to the middles ages, and began building churches that for the present and the future. It argues that ... More

God's BusinessmenEntrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

God’s Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War chronicles the lives, businesses, and ministries of several Christian corporate leaders, whose religious and political activism ... More

Imagining Judeo-Christian AmericaReligion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

Imagining Judeo-Christian America: Religion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

K. Healan Gaston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663715
eISBN:
9780226663999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663999.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The claim that the United States is a “Judeo-Christian” nation emerged in the 1930s and remains central to American political culture today, even as its political resonances have shifted. This book ... More

The Myth of DisenchantmentMagic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Jason A. Josephson-Storm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A great many theorists have argued that the defining feature of modernity is that people no longer believe in spirits, myths, or magic. Josephson-Storm argues that as broad cultural history goes, ... More

Religious Intolerance, America, and the WorldA History of Forgetting and Remembering

Religious Intolerance, America, and the World: A History of Forgetting and Remembering

John Corrigan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226313931
eISBN:
9780226314099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314099.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Religious intolerance has been constant in American history. The dominant religious community for most of American history, comprised of the mainline and evangelical Protestant groups, refused to ... More

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