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Author Mislin, David, author

Title Saving faith : making religious pluralism an American value at the dawn of the secular age / David Mislin
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction : the Gilded Age crisis of faith and the reevaluation of religious pluralism -- Twilight faith : the embrace of doubt as the embrace of diversity -- Correcting Elijah's mistake : the liberal Protestant embrace of comparative religion -- An expansive Kingdom of God : the articulation of Protestant-Catholic-Jewish commonality -- Drawing together : the cooperative impulse in liberal religious thought -- Of union and unity : the quest for a Christian wholeness -- Proclaiming common ground : the goodwill movement and the shaping of a Jewish-Christian America -- Epilogue : making religious pluralism an American value
Summary Examines the period between 1875 and 1925 when liberal Protestant leaders abandoned religious exclusivism and leveraged their influence to affirm that all religious traditions had social value, leading to a reconsideration of ethnic, racial, and cultural differences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index
Notes In English
Subject Christianity and other religions -- United States.
Liberalism (Religion) -- Protestant churches -- History.
Protestantism -- United States -- History.
Religious pluralism -- United States -- History.
United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
United States -- Church history -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801453941
9780801453946 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)