The Enlightenment in America

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Oxford University Press, 1978 - History - 419 pages
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May argues that there were two main clusters of ideas in the 18th century in America: 1) Calvinistic Protestantism and 2) the Enlightenment of 17th and 18th century Europe. The focus of May's book is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Gastin - Goodreads

A must read for anyone that's interested in the influence that the Enlightenment has had on America and its culture, religion, politics, policy and society. Read full review

Contents

The Beauties of Balance 3
25
The Age of Reason and the Age of Enthusiasm
42
Slumbers and Dreams of the Church
66
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

Henry F. May is at University of California, Berkeley (Emeritus).

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