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The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion, 1805-1900

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The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion, 1805-1900 - Dorrien, Gary
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In this first of a three-volume, comprehensive series, Gary Dorrien mixes theological analysis with historical and biographical detail to present the first comprehensive interpretation of American theological liberalism. Arguing that the indigenous roots of American liberal theology existed before the rise of Darwinism, Dorrien maintains that this tradition took shape in the nineteenth century and was motivated by a desire to map a progressive "third way" between authority-based orthodoxies and atheistic rationalism. ...

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The Making of American Liberal Theology: Imagining Progressive Religion, 1805-1900 2001, Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S., Louisville

ISBN-13: 9780664223540

1805-1900 edition

Paperback