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by Martin E. Marty
Author: Martin E. Marty
Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (August 6, 1985)
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Marty, Martin . United States - Church history. United States - Religion. New York, NY : Penguin Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.
Martin Marty, one of today’s most respected theologians, is professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, where the Martin . For a highly readable and engaging history of religion in America, you can't get much better than Marty.
Martin Marty, one of today’s most respected theologians, is professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, where the Martin Marty Center has been founded to promote public religion endeavors. His more than fifty books include Modern American Religion. He is a winner of the National Book Award and was the first religion scholar to receive the National Humanities Medal. Pilgrims" is the work of an accomplished scholar who knows how to write history as it should be: an ongoing drama filled with interesting characters moved by varying motivations.
This book covers 500 years in about 500 pages so don't expect minute detail. So far, this is one of the better history records of religion in America
This book covers 500 years in about 500 pages so don't expect minute detail. So far, this is one of the better history records of religion in America. It gives an overview through the development of the country with different perspectives from the various churches and their influences at specific times. Reads a little slow because you want to catch the detailed interaction that is being explained.
Читать бесплатно книгу Pilgrims in their own land. Marty, Martin E. (1928-). New York : Penguin Books, 1985. XII, 500 p. - Bibliogr. 500 years of religion in America (Marty M. и другие произведения в разделе Каталог. Доступны электронные, печатные и аудиокниги, музыкальные произведения, фильмы. На сайте вы можете найти издание, заказать доставку или забронировать. Автор: Marty Martin E. Marty Martin E. Pilgrims in their own land. Pilgrims in their own land : 500 years of religion in America, M. E. Marty. p. 478-488; Index: p. 489-500. ISBN 0140082689 : Б. ц. Войдите для заказа услуг.
Marty's effort will inevitably be measured against Sydney Ahlstrom's Religious History of the American People (which won a National Book Award in 1973), and it stands the comparison quite well. Only a third as long, it necessarily omits the details of denominational life, the minor figures (Asahel Nettleton, John Henry Hobart, Washington Gladden) and movements (Schwenckfelders, Hopedale Community, Dispensational Premillenialism), and chooses to highlight certain representative names: John Woolman over William Lloyd Garrison to illustrate Abolition; Hiram Bingham rather than Adoniram.
Martin E. Martin had his biases as any other author He gives some thoughts that accommodated their theology to Darwin . This manuscript is a wonderful history of religion in America. It is a must read for a serious Christian historian
Martin E. Martin had his biases as any other author. His being the ideas of Post Modern thought. This book is religion as cultural phenomena. Mormonism is dealt with some detail. Mennonites and Amish are subject to less detail. He gives some thoughts that accommodated their theology to Darwin arguments and those who did not. The author is more supportive to the former and not the latter. It is a must read for a serious Christian historian. It does however, tend to speak to empathetically about views that are dramatically unorthodox according to established and fundamental Biblical doctrine.
The Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion is named for Marty, and has been awarded annually since 1996. Pilgrims in Their Own Land: 500 Years of Religion in America (1984) New York: Penguin. The Public Church: -Catholic (1981) New York: Crossroads.
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It is in one sense a study of migration, with each wave of immigrants bringing a set of religious beliefs to a new world. The narrative unfolds through sharply detailed biographical vignettes-stories of religious "pathfinders," including William Penn, Mary Baker Eddy, Henry David Thoreau, and many other leaders of movements, both marginal and mainstream.
Just better Pilgrims in Their Own Land: 500 Years of Religion in America (1984) New York: Penguin.
He has maintained that authorial pace in his retirement. The New Shape of American Religion (1958) New York: Harper and Brothers.
And engrossing, highly readable, and comprehensive history, Pilgrims in Their Own Land is written with respect, appreciation, and insight into the multitude of religious groups that represent expressions of spirituality in America.