The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family

Chiara Press
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Christian fundamentalism in America emerged a century ago, the faith of generations of immigrants who had experienced war and revolution, removal and upheaval. The Scots-Irish who had settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and complicity in human slavery and racial oppression on the other. This book brings the story of fundamentalism to life through the generations of the Rice family--immigrants, soldiers, farmers, slaveowners, refugees, and preachers. This is a work of history, memoir, and personal testimony about the changing shape of a faith that seeks to transform the world. Foreword by Parker J. Palmer
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Publisher
Chiara Press
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Published on
Apr 30, 2011
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Pages
344
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ISBN
9781453843758
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Christian Church / History
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