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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Philip Gould Duke University Press 2006 New World, Known World: Shaping Knowledge in Early Anglo-American Writing . By David Read. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press. 2005. x, 177 pp. $37.50. Popular Measures: Poetry and Church Order in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2009
... American Episcopal Church, 1865–1900 . By Julius H. Bailey. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2005. xii, 151 pp. $59.95. Faith in Their Own Color: Black Episcopalians in Antebellum New York City . By Craig D. Townsend. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2005. xii, 242 pp. $45.00. Book Reviews...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 655–682.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the bulk of the novel is committed to representing theological debate, religious fracture, and the turbulent process by which a dissenting state church was established in New England. Child was living in the midst of disestablishment, which naturalized religious voluntarism and gave religious groups...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Webster, George Bancroft, and others; provide a thick description of US antebellum religious persecution in both the North and South; and deploy missionary rhetoric to call on European Protestant churches to remake their US counterparts. For 1840s Douglass, slavery in the United States was not a result of...
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American Literature (1 December 2001) 73 (4): 757–778.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... This deconstruction, then, also entailed a considerable risk: how can privileges based on race and pride in one’s identity be preserved if race and identity themselves are exposed as mutable? Catholicism offers a kind of solution to this problem. For the Les Cenelles poets, the Church allows a...
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American Literature (1 December 2005) 77 (4): 787–813.
Published: 01 December 2005
... the church but also the isolating implications of an illicit desire he cannot control. This passage crys- tallizes a number of tensions in the novel and throughout Baldwin’s work, especially the tension between the social demand that desire American Literature, Volume 77, Number 4, December 2005...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2018
... [2010]). Eric Gardner’s ambitious study of the African Methodist Episcopal Church’s Christian Recorder is a direct response to Foster’s call for scholars to recognize the pervasive influence of the Afro-Protestant press in early African American print culture. Black Print Unbound focuses on the...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- ingreferences—to John Jacob Astor, to Trinity Church, to ‘‘fears of a mob to payingrent and taxes—suggest a historical subtext that the Wall Street lawyer can only subliminally acknowledge. The tale’s very abstractness...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 737–765.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: Decadence in the 1930s .” Modernism/Modernity 15 , no. 3 : 503 – 26 . Catechism Catholic . 2003 . English hypertext version . Vatican City : Libreria Editrice Vaticana . Accessed July 12, 2013. www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/_INDEX.HTM#fonte . Church Catholic . 2011 . The...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 527–551.
Published: 01 September 2007
... read your old chapter on the great arches and naves and little whimsical corners of the Churches of Northern France—Brr-rr! I’m glad you’re a dead man, William Morris, I’m glad you’re down in the damp and mouldy, only a memory instead of a living man—I’m glad you’re gone...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 815–839.
Published: 01 December 2018
... from Massachusetts Bay Colony, Williams founded Providence Plantation (1636) without an established church. Unlike his rivals in Boston and Plymouth, he denied that there was any necessary connection between religious orthodoxy and civic morality. As a result, he insisted that Muslims, as well as Jews...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 471–500.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... As Havilah stands amid gushing waters that threaten to destroy village church or village factory, she becomes a conciliator of religious and U.S. nationalist-imperialist tensions as they converge on sacred ground. Catastrophe illuminates the distinction between American...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 263–292.
Published: 01 June 2006
... necessity21 Discourses and practices of servitude circumscribed the family as a unit of economic and cultural production, mediating between worldly and spiritual labor and forging critical links between church, state, and family, the institutions charged with inculcating and naturalizing the properly...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 675–692.
Published: 01 December 2018
... appeals to the early church and antiquity. Religious and political tension and persecution caused groups of Puritans to leave England in search of new lands and communities. What has become known as the Great Puritan Migration of 1630 epitomized these migratory patterns as nearly twenty thousand...
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American Literature (1 June 2008) 80 (2): 265–292.
Published: 01 June 2008
... standing-room-only crowd of 3,000 at Plymouth Church in Brooklyn, or the radically liberal Theodore Parker, who drew 3,000 attendees weekly—nearly two percent of the city’s population—to the Melodeon Theater in Boston in the 1850s.7 The antebellum preacher at his best was a...
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American Literature (1 September 2019) 91 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2019
... challenges the free-market economic model of religious choice popularized by Roger Finke and Rodney Stark in The Churching of America, 1776–2005 (2005). Curtis’s religious actors are a far cry from Finke and Stark’s rational religious consumers; they are subject to the influence of a host of private...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 425–427.
Published: 01 June 2017
... “secular” meant “worldly” and indicated those people and places that were not priests, churches, monasteries, and the like. It was primarily a spatial demarcation: the religious was here , the secular was there . Through the Enlightenment and its aftermaths, the relationship became primarily temporal...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 429–461.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Ideas about White People, 1830-1925 . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . “ Book of Mormon and DNA Studies .” 2014 . Official website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints . Accessed April 8, 2014 . www.lds.org/topics/book-of-mormon-and-dna-studies . Bowes John P. 2007...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 843–866.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Christians.’ ’’ The narrator answers, ‘‘ ‘We don’t wear shoes and storeclothesifthatiswhatyoumean by civilization. But we mind 6218 American Literature 72:4 / sheet 161 of238 our own business and we go to church once a year to see the beauti- fully...
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American Literature (1 March 2015) 87 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2015
... . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . James C. L. R. 1989 . The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution , 2nd ed. New York : Vintage . Labaw George . 1902 . Preakness and the Preakness Reformed Church, Passaic County, New Jersey: A History, 1695–1902...