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Lutherans in America : a new history

Author: Mark Alan Granquist
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Fortress Press, ©2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Lutherans in America is one of mutual influence. From the first small groups of Lutherans to arrive in the colonies, to the large immigrations to the rich heartland of a growing nation, Lutherans have influenced, and been influenced by, America. In this lively and engaging new history, Granquist brings to light not only the varied and fascinating institutions that Lutherans founded and sustained but the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Granquist, Mark Alan, 1957-
Lutherans in America.
Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014466447
(OCoLC)904245060
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Alan Granquist
ISBN: 9781451494297 1451494297
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 903985664
Description: 1 online resource (x, 388 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles
Contents: The European background to American Lutheranism --
Excursus 1: Rasmus Jensen and Danish exploration --
Beginnings, 1619-1720 --
Excursus 2: Lutherans in the Caribbean --
Early colonial developments, 1720-1748 --
Excursus 3: Colonial Lutheran pastoral care --
Establishment of Eastern Lutheranism, 1748-1781 --
Excursus 4: Red and green and black and blue : Lutheran hymnals and their impact --
Lutherans in a new nation, 1781-1820 --
Excursus 5: "Father" Adam Keffer and early Canadian Lutheranism --
Expansion and conflict, 1820-1855 --
Excursus 6: "Praise the Lord" : Lutherans and American revivalism --
Mass immigration, 1855-1888 --
Excursus 7: Thea : one life among many --
Structuring an American Lutheranism, 1888-1918 --
Excursus 8: Colleges and controversy --
Becoming Americans, 1918-1940 --
Excursus 9: Lutherans and the Lodge --
Lutherans in war and peace, 1940-1965 --
Excursus 10: American Lutheran aid to refugees --
Turmoil, change, and consolidation, 1965-1988 --
Excursus 11: Lutheran cooperation --
Uncertain present, uneasy future, 1988-2013 --
Excursus 12: Hispanic Lutheranism --
Epilogue: Hope.
Responsibility: Mark Granquist.

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The story of Lutherans in America is one of mutual influence. From the first small groups of Lutherans to arrive in the colonies, to the large immigrations to the rich heartland of a growing nation,  Read more...
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