American Protestant Theology: A Historical Sketch by Luigi Giussani,Damian Bacich PDF

By Luigi Giussani,Damian Bacich

In American Protestant Theology, Luigi Giussani lines the heritage of the main significant theological expressions and the cultural importance 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 family members, "The nice Awakening," Calvinism and Trinitarianism, and liberalism. His wealthy references and analytical descriptions reconstruct an summary of the advance of a faith that has nice value within the context of religious lifestyles and American tradition. He additionally monitors complete appreciate for the non secular intensity from which Protestantism used to be born and the place it might succeed in, and expresses nice admiration for its such a lot well known thinkers and religious leaders, together with Jonathan Edwards, Horace Bushnell, Walter Rauschenbusch, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Paul Tillich.

Further testomony to Giussani's clear-minded and finished 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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