New PDF release: American Protestant Theology: A Historical Sketch

By Luigi Giussani,Damian Bacich

ISBN-10: 0773541977

ISBN-13: 9780773541979

ISBN-10: 0773543007

ISBN-13: 9780773543003

In American Protestant Theology, Luigi Giussani lines the historical past of the main significant theological expressions and the cultural value of yankee Protestantism, from its origins in seventeenth-century Puritanism to the Fifties.

Giussani clarifies and assesses parts of Protestantism corresponding to the democratic method of Church-State kinfolk, "The nice Awakening," Calvinism and Trinitarianism, and liberalism. His wealthy references and analytical descriptions reconstruct an outline of the improvement of a faith that has nice significance within the context of non secular existence and American tradition. He additionally screens complete appreciate for the non secular intensity from which Protestantism used to be born and the place it might probably succeed in, and expresses nice admiration for its so much widespread thinkers and non secular leaders, together with Jonathan Edwards, Horace Bushnell, Walter Rauschenbusch, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Paul Tillich.

Further testomony to Giussani's clear-minded and accomplished wisdom of Christianity, American Protestant Theology makes the paintings of a grasp theologian to be had in English for the 1st time.

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