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As a city on a hill : the story of America's most famous lay sermon / Daniel T. Rodgers
Bib ID 7863319
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
Rodgers, Daniel T
 
Online Access
Description Oxfordshire : Princeton University Press, 2018 
1 online resource () : illustrations. 
ISBN 9780691184371 ((electronic bk.))
0691184372 ((electronic bk.))
Full contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; INTRODUCTION "The Most Famous Lay Sermon in All of American History"; PART I TEXT; 1 Writing "A Model of Christian Charity"; 2 "We Shall Be as a City upon a Hill"; 3 A Chosen People; 4 New England in a World of Holy Experiments; 5 Left All Alone in America; 6 Love Is a Bond or Ligament; 7 Moralizing the Market Economy; 8 The Poor and the Boundaries of Obligation; PART II NATION; 9 Inventing Foundations; 10 Mobile Metaphors of Nationalism; 11 From the Top Mast; 12 Constructing a City on a Hill in Africa; 13 The Carnage of God's Chosen Nations
  • PART III ICON14 The Historical Embarrassments of New England; 15 Puritanism in an Existentialist Key; 16 Arguing over the Puritans during the Cold War; 17 Ronald Reagan's Shining City on a Hill; 18 Puritan Foundations of an "Exceptionalist" Nation; 19 Ambivalent Evangelicals; EPILOGUE Disembarking from the Arbella; APPENDIX John Winthrop, "A Model of Christian Charity": A Modern Transcription; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September, 21, 2018).

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web. 
Subjects City and town life.  |  Cities and towns -- United States -- History.  |  Sociology, Urban.  |  United States -- Social conditions.
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