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  1. Healing the Nation
    Exploring the surprising presence of Christian Science in American literature at the turn of the 20th century, L. Ashley Squires reveals the rich and complex connections between religion and literature in American culture. Mary... Learn More
    Published: 7th August 2017
    Hardback / £65.00
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  2. The Spiritual Journals of Warren Felt Evans
    Warren Felt Evans (1817–1889) converted to Methodism while at Dartmouth College, became a minister, and spent his Methodist years as a spiritual seeker. His two extant journals, edited and annotated by Catherine L. Albanese,... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2016
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  3. Rally the Scattered Believers
    Northern New England, a rugged landscape dotted with transient settlements, posed challenges to the traditional town church in the wake of the American Revolution. Using the methods of spatial geography, Shelby M. Balik examines... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2014
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  4. American Post-Judaism
    How do American Jews identify as both Jewish and American? American Post-Judaism argues that Zionism and the Holocaust, two anchors of contemporary American Jewish identity, will no longer be centers of identity formation for... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2013
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  5. Gods of the Mississippi

    Gods of the Mississippi

    Edited by Michael Pasquier

    Series Religion in North America

    Indiana University Press

    From the colonial period to the present, the Mississippi River has impacted religious communities from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Exploring the religious landscape along the 2,530 miles of the largest river system in North... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2013
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  6. American Religious Liberalism
    Religious liberalism in America has often been equated with an ecumenical Protestant establishment. By contrast, American Religious Liberalism draws attention to the broad diversity of liberal cultures that shapes America’s... Learn More
    Published: 30th July 2012
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  7. Yearning for the New Age
    This biography of an unconventional woman in late 19th-century America is a study of a search for individual autonomy and spiritual growth. Laura Holloway-Langford, a "rebel girl" from Tennessee, moved to New York City, where... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2012
    Hardback / £31.00
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  8. Rolling Away the Stone
    This richly detailed study highlights the last two decades of the life of Mary Baker Eddy, a prominent religious thinker whose character and achievement are just beginning to be understood. It is the first book-length discussion... Learn More
    Published: 23rd February 2011
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  9. The White Buddhist
    Denounced by the New York Times as an "unmitigated rascal" while simultaneously being lauded as a reincarnation of Gautama Buddha himself, Henry Steel Olcott (1832–1907) was friend to Madame Blavatsky, co-founder of the Theosophical... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2010
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  10. Shakers, Mormons, and Religious Worlds
    Among America's more interesting new religious movements, the Shakers and the Mormons came to be thought of as separate and distinct from mainstream Protestantism. Using archives and historical materials from the 19th century,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 2010
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  11. Religion and Violence in Early American Methodism
    Early American Methodists commonly described their religious lives as great wars with sin and claimed they wrestled with God and Satan who assaulted them in terrible ways. Carefully examining a range of sources, including sermons,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2010
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  12. The World’s Parliament of Religions
    Conceived as a magnificent display of the major religions of the world, the 1893 Parliament sought to unite "all religion against irreligion." A singular moment in the creation of a more pluralistic religious culture in America,... Learn More
    Published: 26th October 2009
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  13. The New Black Gods
    Taking the influential work of Arthur Huff Fauset as a starting point to break down the false dichotomy that exists between mainstream and marginal, a new generation of scholars offers fresh ideas for understanding the religious... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2009
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  14. Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields
    Exploring themes of work and labor in everyday life, Richard J. Callahan, Jr., offers a history of how coal miners and their families lived their religion in eastern Kentucky's coal fields during the early 20th century. Callahan... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2008
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  15. Encounters of the Spirit
    Historians have long been aware that the encounter with Europeans affected all aspects of Native American life. But were Indians the only ones changed by these cross-cultural meetings? Might the newcomers' ways, including their... Learn More
    Published: 28th September 2007
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  16. On the Edge of the Future
    "Esalen is on the edge. Located in Big Sur, California, just off Highway 1, Esalen is, geographically speaking, a literal cliff, hanging rather precariously over the Pacific Ocean. The Esselen Indians used the hot mineral springs... Learn More
    Published: 20th July 2005
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