Christians in the American Revolution
by Mark A. Noll
"Blending a commanding knowledge of the fi eld with a rare gift for synthesis and lucid expression, Mark Noll brings to life what it meant for Christians in a diff erent time and place to wrestle with the political implications of their faith." Nathan O. Hatch, University of Notre Dame "His study . . . should provoke us afresh to a reexamination of the interpretation of be...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 21st 2006 by Regent College Publishing
(first published 1977)
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May 13, 2012 Glen O'Brien rated it 4 of 5 stars
This is a welcome reprint of a work originally published in 1977 by Christian University Press. Noll’s PhD thesis was in this field and this may be a reworking of his doctoral work. It belongs to the plethora of works that appeared around the Bicentennial year of 1976, though it is here updated and provides an insightful survey of the role of the Christian churches during the American Revolution. Though the book itself is thirty-five years old, there is an impressive review of more recent litera...more
Mark A. Noll (born 1946), Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, is a progressive evangelical Christian scholar. In 2005, Noll was named by Time Magazine as one of the twenty-five most influential evangelicals in America. Noll is a prolific author and many of his books have earned considerable acclaim within the academic community. The Scandal of the Evangelical...moreMore about Mark A. Noll...