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Almanacs and American popular theology, 1730-1820
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation centers on the relationship between religion and popular culture in early America. It argues that the religious content of almanacs, early America's most...
Francis Wayland : Christian America-liberal America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
In the decades before the Civil War, two powerful cultural forces shaped American life; evangelical Protestantism and republican liberalism. Among those persons most active in the effort to reconcile the two movements was Brown University President...