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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    religious, american, christian, new and united.
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  • This product had a total of 13 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jan 27 2020.
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Book arrived on time and as advertised.

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Good book, forced to read, kinda boring.

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In his book Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People, award-winning author Jon Butler attempts to go where f...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    In his book awash in a sea of faith: christianizing the american people, award-winning author jon butler attempts to go where few scholars have before.


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    For butler, the term popular religion in this context means no less and no more than the religious behavior of laypeople.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is defined by its clientele rather than by its theology, by its actors rather than by their acts (4).


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Discussed later in the book originated.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Butler discusses the awkward localism in belief and religious practice that arose throughout the colonies.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Especially interesting is his chapter on what he calls the african spiritual holocaust, discussing how the african slaves religion partially survived captivity and evolved within the context of the mostly christian south.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Perhaps it is also not an understatement to say that these details often become tedious for the reader to the extent that the main point of the book is lost.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    As a narrative concerning early united states religious history, the details are almost too much.

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