The Civil War as a Theological Crisis (Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era) (Paperback)

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Viewing the Civil War as a major turning point in American religious thought, Mark A. Noll examines writings about slavery and race from Americans both white and black, northern and southern, and includes commentary from Protestants and Catholics in Europe and Canada. Though the Christians on all sides agreed that the Bible was authoritative, their interpretations of slavery in Scripture led to a full-blown theological crisis.

About the Author


Mark A. Noll is McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. He is author or editor of 35 books, including the award-winning America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781469621814
ISBN-10: 1469621819
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2015
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era