Download PDF by Luigi Giussani,Damian Bacich: American Protestant Theology: A Historical Sketch

By Luigi Giussani,Damian Bacich

In American Protestant Theology, Luigi Giussani lines the background of the main significant theological expressions and the cultural value of yank Protestantism, from its origins in seventeenth-century Puritanism to the Fifties.

Giussani clarifies and assesses components of Protestantism similar to the democratic method of Church-State family members, "The nice Awakening," Calvinism and Trinitarianism, and liberalism. His wealthy references and analytical descriptions reconstruct an outline of the advance of a faith that has nice value within the context of non secular existence and American tradition. He additionally screens complete admire for the non secular intensity from which Protestantism was once born and the place it might succeed in, and expresses nice admiration for its so much trendy thinkers and religious leaders, together with Jonathan Edwards, Horace Bushnell, Walter Rauschenbusch, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Paul Tillich.

Further testomony to Giussani's clear-minded and finished wisdom of Christianity, American Protestant Theology makes the paintings of a grasp theologian on hand in English for the 1st time.

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