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Title:
The saga of the American soul
Author:
Wentz, Richard E.
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Publication Information:
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, [1980]

©1980
Physical Description:
viii, 155 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780819111500
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A reflective study of some of the basic images that have been important to the American experience, i.e. Promised Land, Paradise, Covenant, errand, new humanity, and wonder-working Providence. Drawing on the work of Bellah, Mead, and Marty, this book will be of use in courses on American religion.


Author Notes

Richard E. Wentz is Professor of Religion at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is also President of the Western Division of the American Academy of Religion.