TITLE

CONTRACT, COVENANT, AND THE BEGINNING OF "THE AMERICAN CENTURY"

AUTHOR(S)
McInerny, Ralph
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov2000, Issue 107, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the fact and idea behind 'Christian America' and the beginning of Enlightenment in the United States. Constituting idea of the American experiment; Biblical idea of covenant embraced by earlier Americans; Conflict between contract and covenant with enlightenment on the contract side and 'Christian America' on the covenant side; Role in the 'lead society.'
ACCESSION #
3728310

 

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