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Mark A. Noll

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195151114

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195151119.001.0001

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Assumptions and Assertions of American Theology

Assumptions and Assertions of American Theology

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(p.227) 12 Assumptions and Assertions of American Theology
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America's God
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Mark A. Noll (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195151119.003.0012

In the early nineteenth century, a great deal of diversity existed in American theology. Nevertheless, despite substantial differences, American religious thinkers during this period were dominated by Christians – mostly Protestants – and emphasized commonsense republican understandings of authority over against traditional standards. Even in disagreements, the commonsense republican approach to Christianity set the boundaries for dispute.

Keywords:   W. G. Brownlow, Alexander Campbell, Charles G. Finney, James R. Graves, Landmarkism, James Marsh, John Williamson Nevin, Henry Boynton Smith, Elias Smith, theistic common sense, Francis Wayland

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