What was the attitude ofthe Reformed Church in American towards it snumerous Tories, following the War of Independence? How has the Reformed Church responded to the expanding frontier of this nation? to its evolving intellectual clime? to its social problems? to its Civil Religion? to its changing sex roles? How has the Reformed Church regarded the government of thisnation? as Christian? as secular? as pagan? as ordained by God? And by what process did a largely Dutch Calvinist Church become Americanized? These are the major questions addressed in this book. Piety and Patriotism is a collection of eight essays that explores the interaction of the Reformed Church with the American culture, from 1776 to 1976. The articles are arranged topically to correspond with eight important matrices in the American experience: the Revolutionary War, frontier expansion, immigration, international affairs, social-intellectual thought, social concerns, education, and the role of women.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 191 Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Publication Date: 1976 Dimensions: 8.21 X 5.58 X 0.70 (inches)
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