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Modern American Religion: Volume 2: The Noise of Conflict, 1919-1941 (Martin E Marty) Paperback Book, (University of Chicago Press, 1991) 9780226508979
Modern American Religion: Volume 2: The Noise of Conflict, 1919-1941 (Martin E Marty) Paperback Book, (University of Chicago Press, 1991) 9780226508979
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Title: Modern American Religion: Volume 2: The Noise of Conflict, 1919-1941

Author: Marty, Martin E

Publisher: U of Chicago Press; Publication Date: 1991

Paperback; ISBN: 9780226508979

Volumes: 1; Pages: 478

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Not since the Civil War had America been so divided by conflict. Religion was the prime agent in this unusual war: Left versus Right, Fundamentalists versus Modernists; Christians versus Jews; Protestant versus Catholic; white versus black. In this volume, Martin E. Marty tells the riveting story of how America has survived religious disturbances and culturally prospered from them."He tells the story [of the 1920s and 1930s] with a verve seldom equaled and manages to condense in one volume the results of dozens of specialized monographs. ... [It] bears the usual hallmarks of a Marty book: a smoothly flowing narrative, passages studded with suggestive insight inviting further research, and apt quotations that capture the gist of complicated issues. ... [A] splendid book. ... Deserves a wide readership and undoubtedly will receive it."--James H. Moorhead, Chicago Sunday Tribune"There is simply no better source, certainly none so engaging, for the interactions of religion and the larger culture in the interwar period."--Robert Booth Fowler, Journal of American History"[This book is] not merely a history of American religion, but what might better be called a religious history"--David M. Kennedy, New York Times Book Review
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