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Beyond Toleration The Religious Origins of American Pluralism

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ISBN-10: 0195382668

ISBN-13: 9780195382662

Edition: 2009

Authors: Chris Beneke

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The legal changes that brought religious liberty to the United States have been thoroughly documented. But no one has explained how 18th-century Americans managed to accommodate the religious differences that had produced so much bloodshed in the past. Drawing on pamphlets and broadsides, newspaper exchanges, document collections, personal diaries, church records, and legislative journals, Chris Beneke shows how early Americans learned to live amid a great diversity of beliefs and modes of worship. He briefly summarizes the long history of persecution in Europe and America, and then examines the factors that contributed to the cultural revolution that took place in the realm of ideas and…    
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Book details

List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.21" wide x 6.14" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English