Contemporary Observations of American Religion in the 1870s: Pulpits and Polemics

Contemporary Observations of American Religion in the 1870s: Pulpits and Polemics

By: Mary Ann Blochowiak (editor), Leonard C. Schlup (compiler)Hardback

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Dr. Schlup received his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ms. Blochowiak received her M.A. in History from the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond and is the former editor of The Chronicles of Oklahoma.


Foreword; Introduction; 1 Plea for Religious Liberty - William H. Hooper; 2 The American Problem - William Reed Huntington; 3 The Reform of Judaism - Isaac Mayer Wise; 4 The Sympathy of Religions - Thomas Wentworth Higginson; 5 The Theological Department in a University - Samuel Harris; 6 Letter on Romanian Jews to Benjamin F. Peixotto - Hamilton Fish; 7 The Scriptural Element in Preaching - James M. Hoppin; 8 Letter on Russian Mennonites to Hamilton Fish - Eugene Schuyler; 9 Memorandum on the Legal Position of Hebrews in Russia - Eugene Schuyler; 10 Statements on Beliefs - Seventh-day Adventists; 11 Doctrinal Creeds as Tests of Church Membership - Kinsley Twining; 12 Sermon Preached at Consecration of Bishop William H. Hare - Henry B. Whipple; 13 Demands of Liberalism - Francis Ellingwood Abbot; 14 The Mutual Obligations of Capital and Labor - William D. Wilson; 15 The Canon on Ritual and the Holy Eucharist - James DeKoven; 16 Rules that Should be Observed by Members of the United Order of Zion - Chuch of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints; 17 Science and Theology - Joseph LeConte; 18 Prayer of Columbus - Walt Whitman; 19 Philadelphia Address on African Americans and Religion - Frances Ellen Watkins Harper; 20 Separation of Church and School - Ulysses S. Grant; 25 Religion and the State - Samuel T. Spear; Appendices; Chronology; Suggested Readings; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773451346
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 552
  • ID: 9780773451346
  • ISBN10: 077345134X

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