2 edition of Religion in American society. found in the catalog.
Religion in American society.
American Academy of Political and Social Science.
Written in English
|Statement||Special editor: Richard D. Lambert.|
|Series||Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ;, v. 332|
|Contributions||Lambert, Richard D.|
|LC Classifications||H1 .A4 vol. 332|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 220 p.|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||60051981|
History of Religion in America. Introduction The issue of religious freedom has played a significant role in the history of the United States and the remainder of North America. Europeans came to America to escape religious oppression and forced beliefs by such state-affiliated Christian churches as the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England.. That civil unrest fueled the desire of. The North American English colonists were not uniformly religious, but it was the religious ones who established and nourished the spirit of self-government that later came to characterize the.
American civil religion is a sociological theory that a nonsectarian quasi-religious faith exists within the United States with sacred symbols drawn from national history. Scholars have portrayed it as a cohesive force, a common set of values that foster social and cultural integration. The ritualistic elements of ceremonial deism found in American ceremonies and presidential invocations of. The U.S. suffered similar strife over religion and schooling in the s. Traditionally, American public schools taught the Protestant Bible to inculcate morality.
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The Puritan fervour waned toward the end of the 17th century, but the Great Awakening (c. –50), America’s first great revival, under the leadership of Jonathan Edwards, George Whitefield, and others, revitalized religion in the North American colonies.
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