An age of infidels: the politics of religious controversy in the early United States

Eric R. Schlereth places religious conflicts between deists and their opponents at the center of early American public life. This history recasts the origins of cultural politics in the United States by exploring how everyday Americans navigated questions of religious truth and difference in an age...

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Main Author: Schlereth, Eric R.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 2013
In:Year: 2013
Reviews:[Rezension von: Schlereth, Eric R., An age of infidels] (2015) (Kidd, Thomas S., 1971 - )
Edition:1st ed
Series/Journal:Early American studies
Further subjects:B Deism -- United States -- History
B Deism (United States) History
B Christianity and politics (United States) History
B Christianity and other religions -- United States
B Christianity and culture -- United States -- History
B Church and state -- United States -- History
B Church and state (United States) History
B United States ; Politics and government ; 1783-1865
B Christianity and culture (United States) History
B Christianity and other religions (United States)
B Christianity and politics ; United States ; History
B Christianity and culture ; United States ; History
B United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865
B Christianity and other religions ; United States
B Christianity and politics -- United States -- History
B Church and state ; United States ; History
B Electronic books
B Deism ; United States ; History
B United States Politics and government 1783-1865
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Summary:Eric R. Schlereth places religious conflicts between deists and their opponents at the center of early American public life. This history recasts the origins of cultural politics in the United States by exploring how everyday Americans navigated questions of religious truth and difference in an age of emerging religious liberty.
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction. Remaking Religion -- Chapter 1. Boundaries -- Chapter 2. America's Deist Future -- Chapter 3. Citizen Deists -- Chapter 4. Partisan Religious Truths -- Chapter 5. America's Deist Past -- Chapter 6. Free Enquiry -- Chapter 7. Political Religion, Political Irreligion -- Epilogue. The Origins of American Cultural Politics -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Acknowledgments.
Item Description:Based on the author's thesis from Brandeis Univ., 2008Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0812244931