In the Beginning Was the Word Hardback
The Bible in American Public Life, 1492-1783
by Mark A. Noll;
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In the Beginning Was the Word
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Author Mark Noll shows how seventeenth-century Americans received conflicting models of scriptural authority from Europe: the Bible under Christendom (high Anglicanism), the Bible over Christendom (moderate Puritanism), and the Bible against Christendom (Anabaptists, enthusiasts, Quakers). In the eighteenth century, the colonists turned increasingly to the Bible against Christendom, a stance that fueled the Revolution against Anglican Britain and prepared the way for a new country founded on the separation of church and state. One of the foremost scholars of American Christianity, Mark Noll brings a wealth of research and wisdom to In the Beginning. This book is the first of a projected two-volume study of the Bible in American history, and provides a sweeping, engaging, and insightful survey of the relationship between the Bible and public issues from the beginning of European settlement. A seminal new work from a world-class scholar, In the Beginning offers a fresh account of the contested, sometimes ambiguous, but definite biblical roots of American history.
In the Beginning Was the Word by Mark A. Noll was published by Oxford University Press Inc in December 2015. The ISBN for In the Beginning Was the Word is 9780190263980.
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|Page last updated||11th January 2017|
|Author / Artist||Mark A. Noll|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (December 2015)|
|Number of Pages||448|