A Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1877
For more than 20 years readers of American religious history have turned to the two-volume Documentary History of Religion in America for the most ... Show synopsis For more than 20 years readers of American religious history have turned to the two-volume Documentary History of Religion in America for the most significant primary sources from the nation's founding to the present. Now, both volumes in this landmark work are available in updated and expanded third editions. Carefully reconsidered by renowned historian of American religion Mark A. Noll, these rich sourcebooks contain original documents--letters, sermons, court records, personal narratives, and more--that chronicle the drama of American religious history. This third edition of Documentary History features updated bibliographical essays for each chapter and a new set of documents bringing the second volume's up to the present. Of special interest are new documents on the Civil War period and others reporting religious developments among women and people of color.