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By Daniel Ott,Hannah Schell

In Christian idea in the US: a short History, Daniel Ott and Hannah Schell provide a brief, available assessment of the heritage of Christian concept in the United States, from the Puritans and different colonials to the start of the twenty-first century. relocating chronologically, every one bankruptcy addresses a ancient phase, targeting key routine and figures and tracing common developments and advancements. whereas many texts provide a close historical past of Christianity within the American context, few concentrate on the philosophical and theological concerns, which shape an incredible but frequently overlooked a part of our history.

The narrative goals to underscore the variety of Christian concept in the United States by means of addressing matters of their historic contexts and by way of interpreting throughout quite a number traditions. even as, it conveys a feeling of the vibrancy of Christian idea, in addition to the liveliness and creativity of the continued theological debates. The publication explores numerous ordinary subject matters that mark the trajectory of Christian suggestion in the US, together with the assumption of a divine project, the tendency to privilege the person, and the effect of the spirit of reform and revival.

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