The Life of Prayer in a World of Science: Protestants, Prayer, and American Culture, 1870-1930

Hardcover | November 15, 2000

byRick Ostrander

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During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Christians carried on an intense debate concerning the doctrine of prayer. This ideological revolution affected not only the ways that they interpreted the Bible but also how they prayed. In this book, Rick Ostrander explores the attempts ofAmerican Christians to articulate a convincing and satisfying ethic of prayer amidst these changing circumstances.

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During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Christians carried on an intense debate concerning the doctrine of prayer. This ideological revolution affected not only the ways that they interpreted the Bible but also how they prayed. In this book, Rick Ostrander explores the attempts ofAmerican Christians to articulate a convincing an...

Rick Ostrander is at John Brown University.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:November 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195136101

ISBN - 13:9780195136104

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"This book raises improtant questions about the religious life of American Protestants. Even those who may not agree with all of Ostrander's answers will applaud that the questions are being asked."--Journal of Religion