By T.J. Tomlin
Employing a wealth of archival fabric, T.J. Tomlin analyzes the pan-Protestant sensibility allotted in the course of the almanac's pages among 1730 and 1820. by means of disseminating a set of Protestant innovations relating to God's lifestyles, divine revelation, the human situation, and the afterlife, almanacs performed an unprecedented function in early American non secular lifestyles. stimulated through readers' evaluations and printers' pragmatism, the spiritual content material of daily print helps an leading edge interpretation of early American cultural and spiritual heritage. In sharp distinction to a historiography based on intra-Protestant pageant, Tomlin indicates that almost all early american citizens trusted a handful of Protestant "essentials" instead of denominational specifics to outline and set up their non secular lives.
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A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life (Religion in America) by T.J. Tomlin