Nature Religion In America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age

Paperback | September 24, 1991

byCatherine L. Albanese

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This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American history.

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This ground-breaking study reveals an unorganized and previously unacknowledged religion at the heart of American culture. Nature, Albanese argues, has provided a compelling religious center throughout American history.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:September 24, 1991Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226011461

ISBN - 13:9780226011462

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Table of Contents

Foreword, by Martin E. Marty
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Case for Nature Religion
1. Native Ground: Nature and Culture in Early America
2. Republican Nature: From the Revolution That Was Lawful to the Destiny That Was Manifest
3. Wildness and the Passing Show: Transcendental Religion and Its Legacies
4. Physical Religion: Natural Sin and Healing Grace in the Nineteenth Century
5. Recapitulating Pieties: Nature's Nation in the Late Twentieth Century
Epilogue
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index