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Published: 06 December 2007

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780195326512

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A Paradise of Reason

William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

J. Rixey Ruffin

Religion in America

  • Part biography, part intellectual history, and part social history
  • Explores the role of reasoned Christian theology in the lives of those who heard its message
  • Demonstrates in a new way the eighteenth century's negotiations between Christianity and the Enlightenment