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The impact of American religious liberalism

Kenneth Cauthen

The impact of American religious liberalism

by Kenneth Cauthen

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Liberalism (Religion),
    • United States -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kenneth Cauthen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1615 .C35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 290 p.
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5853606M
      LC Control Number62014573
      OCLC/WorldCa381567

        J. Gresham Machen, who was forced to combat liberalism within his own Presbyterian Church in the s and s, well understood the nature of this individualism and its impact on the larger Christian community. While liberals in his denomination claimed to accept the authority of Christ, it was a Christ remade in the image of the cultural.   Horace Bushnell, (born Ap , Bantam, Connecticut, U.S.—died Febru , Hartford, Connecticut), Congregational minister and controversial theologian, sometimes called “the father of American religious liberalism.”He grew up in the rural surroundings of New Preston, Connecticut, joined the Congregational Church in , and in entered Yale with plans to .

        An exploration of the largest compilation of American religious leaders ever assembled. Loath to be labeled left-leaning or liberal, Dr. Barber cites the . The latter book sees Fundamentalism as a more broadly based social and religious protest against modernity's threats to traditional Christianity. The story of American Fundamentalism and its evangelical offspring is carefully traced in a masterful work by Joel A. Carpenter, Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism ().

        Ekirch wrote nine other books, including Ideologies and Utopias: The Impact of the New Deal on American Thought () and The Civilian and the Military (), especially relevant today. He was a professor of history at SUNY Albany from to after holding teaching posts at Hofstra and American universities.   "Why Liberalism Failed offers cogent insights into the loss of meaning and community that many in the West feel, issues that liberal democracies ignore at their own peril."—President Barack Obama “The most electrifying book of cultural criticism published in some time, and it’s hard to imagine its radicalism being surpassed anytime soon.


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[Kenneth Cauthen] -- Historical survey of forces which overcame American orthodoxy, largely afterresulting in a new theology of liberalism. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. By contrast, American Religious Liberalism draws attention to the broad diversity of liberal cultures that shapes America's religious movements.

The essays gathered here push beyond familiar tropes and boundaries to interrogate religious liberalism's dense cultural leanings by looking at spirituality in the arts, the politics and piety of. Historian William R. Hutchison explained at the beginning ofThe Modernist Impulse in American Protestantism(), still a scholarly benchmark in the field of American religious history, that he had not attempted to trace “the entire history of Protestant liberalism but rather the development and demise of a cluster of liberal ideas.”¹ The crux, for Hutchison, was the conscientious.

The Creeping Liberalism in American Islam Far from spreading Shariah, as Islamophobes have suggested, America’s Muslim clerics are focusing on a more familiar trend: youngsters blending into.

Religious liberalism should be seen in three contexts. First, it functioned as a way The impact of American religious liberalism book legitimating or even sacralizing the ideals of Victorian culture, including frugality, sobriety, punctuality, hard work, delayed gratification, male supremacy in the public sphere, female supremacy in the domestic sphere, honor in personal relations, and the superiority of American culture generally.

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Genre/Form: Church history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cauthen, Kenneth, Impact of American religious liberalism. Washington, D.C.: University. Nevertheless the reading campaigns that liberal Protestants crafted—Religious Book Week in the s, the Religious Book Club, founded inand the Religious Books Round Table of the American Library Association, among others—formed the basis of a thriving religious reading culture that remained central to American cultural and.

American Liberal Theology: Crisis, Irony, Decline, Renewal, Ambiguity. by Gary Dorrien in the Winter issue of CrossCurrents, the journal of the Association for Religion and Intellectual Life. Despite its importance, classical liberalism is today poorly understood, often misrepresented (wilfully so in many cases) and wrongly identified with other ways of thinking, notably conservatism.

A particular difficulty is the way the American use of the term liberal to mean ‘so-cial democrat’ means that in the English-speaking worldFile Size: 1MB. The book provided the clearest distillation of American liberalism to date: “The use of Hamiltonian means to achieve Jeffersonian ends.” From the foundation of this country, there was a great debate between Hamiltonians, who had a vision of a strong state, and Jeffersonians, who advocated a yeoman’s republic with limited government.

III. America’s New Religious Landscape: Three Major Trends The National Decline in White Christian Identity. Demographically, the U.S. historically has been an overwhelmingly white Christian country, with white Protestants alone constituting a clear cultural majority. 6 Inroughly eight in ten (81%) Americans identified as white and identified with a Christian denomination.

The state's absence from the sphere of religious choice has paradoxically energized religious association in the United States, resulting in a dazzling variety of churches and sects.

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