The Soul of America

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  • Author : Jon Meacham
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • ISBN : 039958983X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 19 reviews
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The Soul of America

The Soul of America
  • Author : Jon Meacham
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 08 May 2018
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. ONE OF OPRAH’S “BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH” • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • The Christian Science Monitor • Southern Living Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us

The Soul of America

The Soul of America
  • Author : Arthur Hobson Quinn
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release : 15 November 2017
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The progress of the American spirit from its early racial ingredients through its political adolescence to the present day, with an analysis of the seven most characteristic qualities of the American temperament.

Healing the Soul of America

Healing the Soul of America
  • Author : Marianne Williamson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 28 February 2000
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Examining a host of social and economic injustices from a spiritual perspective, the author of A Return to Love offers her perspective on how to change America from a greed-obsessed nation to one that respects the rights and dignity of all human beings. Reprint.

Republicanism Religion and the Soul of America

Republicanism  Religion  and the Soul of America
  • Author : Ellis Sandoz
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Release : 23 July 2013
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As debates rage over the place of faith in our national life, Tocqueville’s nineteenth-century crediting of religion for shaping America is largely overlooked today. Now, in Republicanism, Religion, and the Soul of America, Ellis Sandoz reveals the major role that Protestant Christianity played in the formation and early period of the American republic. Sandoz traces the rise of republican government from key sources in Protestant civilization, paying particular attention to the influence of the Bible on the Founders and

The Soul of the American University Revisited

The Soul of the American University Revisited
  • Author : George M. Marsden
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 12 May 2021
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The Soul of the American University is a classic and much discussed account of the changing roles of Christianity in shaping American higher education, presented here in a newly revised edition to offer insights for a modern era. As late as the World War II era, it was not unusual even for state schools to offer chapel services or for leading universities to refer to themselves as �Christian� institutions. From the 1630s through the 1950s, when Protestantism provided an informal

Summary the Soul of America

Summary the Soul of America
  • Author : FastDigest-Summary
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 18 August 2018
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A Complete Summary of The Soul of America The Soul of America is a book written by Jon Meacham. The book is about one of the most significant events from the American history- from the early days of the United States of America to the present day. The author wanted to show to the readers what it is that the entire American nation needed to go through in order for it to be here where it is now. The journey,

The Soul of a Nation

The Soul of a Nation
  • Author : Christopher R. Altieri
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 04 November 2015
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In The Soul of a Nation: America as a Tradition of Inquiry and Nationhood, Chris Altieri contends that the forma mentis of the founders of the political society often viewed--by its members and by those external to it--as the non plus ultra of modernity, i.e., the United States of America, is really steeped in the more ancient tradition of thinking that began in Athens and continued through the Christian centuries. Engaging the twentieth-century philosophers Eric Voegelin, Alasdair MacIntyre, and

The Soul of Judaism

The Soul of Judaism
  • Author : Bruce D. Haynes
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 14 August 2018
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Explores the full diversity of Black Jews, including bi-racial Jews of both matrilineal and patrilineal descent; adoptees; black converts to Judaism; and Black Hebrews and Israelites, who trace their Jewish roots to Africa and challenge the dominant western paradigm of Jews as white and of European descent. The book showcases the lives of Black Jews, demonstrating that racial ascription has been shaping Jewish selfhood for centuries. It reassesses the boundaries between race and ethnicity, offering insight into how ethnicity can

Chicken Soup from the Soul of Hawai i

Chicken Soup from the Soul of Hawai i
  • Author : Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 September 2012
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All over the world people have a word for paradise: Hawai'i. Now there's a book that captures that magical place for its millions of residents, the 7 million visitors who make a pilgrimage there each year, and the millions more who long to feel the magic of Hawai'i on cold winter mornings. While the Hawaiian landscape is unparalleled-sun-drenched beaches, wild waves, snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls and dramatic volcanoes-the true spirit of Hawai'i lives in its people and their experiences. Now, the

The Soul of Doubt

The Soul of Doubt
  • Author : Dominic Erdozain
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 30 September 2015
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From Freud to the new atheists, it is widely assumed that science is the enemy of religious faith. The idea is so pervasive that whole industries of religious apologetics converge around the challenge of Darwin, evolution, and the "secular worldview." This book challenges such assumptions by proposing a different cause of unbelief in the West: the Christian conscience. Tracing a history of doubt and unbelief from the Reformation to the age of Darwin and Karl Marx, The Soul of Doubt

A Nation with the Soul of a Church How Christian Proclamation Has Shaped American History

A Nation with the Soul of a Church  How Christian Proclamation Has Shaped American History
  • Author : O. C. Edwards Jr.,James Dunkly
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 12 August 2013
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From the very beginning, religious leaders have influenced the course of American history—sometimes for better, sometimes for worse. This book examines those Christian sermons that set or changed the course of the nation. • Provides approachable information that helps any reader understand the role of religion in American history • Supplies insights from the author of the award-winning A History of Preaching hailed as a definitive work by critics • Presents accurate and scholarly yet lively and engaging coverage of important preachers

Saving the Soul of Georgia

Saving the Soul of Georgia
  • Author : Maurice C. Daniels
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 15 December 2013
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Donald L. Hollowell was Georgia's chief civil rights attorney during the 1950s and 1960s. In this role he defended African American men accused or convicted of capital crimes in a racially hostile legal system, represented movement activists arrested for their civil rights work, and fought to undermine the laws that maintained state-sanctioned racial discrimination. In Saving the Soul of Georgia, Maurice C. Daniels tells the story of this behindthe- scenes yet highly influential civil rights lawyer who defended the rights

The Struggle for the Soul of the Nation

The Struggle for the Soul of the Nation
  • Author : Bradley F. Abrams
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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Through a reading of major publications, this book recreates a postwar mood sympathetic to radical social change, thus casting doubt on the standard view of the communists' rise to power. It also raises questions about the relationship between war and radical social change, the communist takeover of the region, and the role of intellectuals.

The Lost Soul of American Protestantism

The Lost Soul of American Protestantism
  • Author : D. G. Hart
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 27 August 2004
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In The Lost Soul of American Protestantism, D. G. Hart examines the historical origins of the idea that faith must be socially useful in order to be valuable. Through specific episodes in Presbyterian, Lutheran, and Reformed history, Hart presents a neglected form of Protestantism—confessionalism—as an alternative to prevailing religious theory. He explains that, unlike evangelical and mainline Protestants who emphasize faith's role in solving social and personal problems, confessional Protestants locate Christianity's significance in the creeds, ministry, and