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 The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Mastery, Modern Doubt, and the Costs of Progress

Christopher McKnight Nichols

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines three important strands of progressive thought in the late nineteenth century to reveal the tensions between ideas about progress, religion, and science, and resulting ... More


The Birth of the Radical Historical Jesus

David Burns

in The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929504
eISBN:
9780199315963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929504.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the development of biblical criticism in Europe and criticisms of slavery in America contributed to the creation of the radical historical Jesus. It devotes most of its ... More


Conclusion

Don E. Fehrenbacher and Ward M. McAfee

in The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's Relations to Slavery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158052
eISBN:
9780199849475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158052.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Shortly after the Supreme Court handed down the Civil Rights Cases in 1883, a mass meeting was called for Lincoln Hall in the nation's capital. Two prominent Republican orators—one black and one ... More


An Enduring Cultural Landmark

Mark A. Noll

in America's Book: The Rise and Decline of a Bible Civilization, 1794-1911

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197623466
eISBN:
9780197623497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197623466.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In postbellum decades the number of individuals who rejected traditional reverence of the Scripture increased; Robert Ingersoll was a notable example. Books drawing on Scripture became runaway ... More


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