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Memoirs of the Spirit - Gaustad

Memoirs of the Spirit

By: Gaustad

Paperback Published: 25th June 2001
ISBN: 9780802849960
Number Of Pages: 382

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This anthology displays the tapestry of religious experience in America during the past three centuries. Compiled and edited by a foremost historian of American religion, these twenty-six spiritual autobiographies, ordered chronologically, uniquely capture the nation's soul in the words of the people who helped shape it.. "Featuring a full-page portrait of most of the writers included in the volume as well as insightful introductory comments by Edwin Gaustad, Memoirs of the Spirit offers an enlightening view of America's rich religious past - and suggests the multiplicity that is America's religious future.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
The Captivep. 1
The Sinnerp. 17
The Patriotp. 35
The Bishopp. 51
The Frontiersmanp. 63
The Convertp. 77
The Slavep. 93
The Americanizerp. 107
The Holy Manp. 119
The Polemicistp. 131
The Editorp. 147
The Immigrantp. 157
The Theologianp. 167
The Yogip. 179
The Educatorp. 193
The Pacifistp. 207
The Schoolgirlp. 219
The Westernerp. 229
The Monkp. 241
The Buddhistp. 257
The Revivalistp. 269
The Presidentp. 287
The Marinerp. 303
The Poetp. 319
The Witnessp. 331
The "Minority Student"p. 345
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ISBN: 9780802849960
ISBN-10: 0802849962
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 382
Published: 25th June 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.49  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.53