history of the churches in the United States and Canada

by Robert T. Handy

Publisher: Clarendon Press in Oxford [Eng.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 471 Downloads: 806
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  • North America -- Church history

Edition Notes

StatementRobert T. Handy.
SeriesOxford history of the Christian Church
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR510 .H35 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 471 p. :
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4598011M
ISBN 100198269102
LC Control Number77360730

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Christian outposts in the western wilderness --Conflict and diversity in colonial Christianity () --The era of the Great Awakening in colonial America () --The clash of cultures: French Catholicism and British Protestantism in eighteenth-century Canada () --Remoulding the churches in the American revolutionary epoch.

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