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A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada
HARDCOVER; Published: 10/17/2019
ISBN: 978-0-8028-7490-0
Price: $ 57.99
592 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6.125 x 9.25
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A best-selling text thoroughly updated, including new chapters on the last 30 years

"An excellent study that will help historians appreciate the importance of Christianity in the history of the United States and Canada." – The Journal of American History 

“Scholars and general readers alike will gain unique insights into the multifaceted character of Christianity in its New World environment. Nothing short of brilliant.” – Harry S. Stout, Yale University 

“A new standard for textbooks on the history of North American Christianity.” – James Turner, University of Notre Dame 

Mark Noll’s A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada has been firmly established as the standard text on the Christian experience in North America. Now Noll has thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded his classic text to incorporate new materials and important themes, events, leaders, and changes of the last thirty years. Once again readers will benefit from his insights on the United States and Canada in this superb narrative survey of Christian churches, institutions, and cultural engagements from the colonial period through 2018.

Catherine Brekus
— Harvard Divinity School
“A magnificent introduction to the story of Christianity in the United States and Canada, written by a gifted historian. Reading this book will help you to understand how deeply Christian leaders, ideas, and practices have shaped who we are today.”
Molly Worthen
— University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“This sweeping account of Christian life and thought in the US and Canada is an indispensable guide for the uninitiated student and the veteran researcher alike. Noll weaves lively personal histories together with deft surveys of institutions and movements to trace the tangle of religion, politics, and culture from European settlement into the twenty-first century. He proves beyond a doubt that we cannot understand either stream of North American civilization unless we study them side by side.”
John Fea
— Messiah College
“I first read Noll’s survey of Christianity in the United States and Canada as a seminary student in 1993 and it has been sitting within arm’s reach on my desk ever since. Needless to say, I am thrilled to see a revised edition of this classic text. Noll has reworked and enhanced his original narrative with some of the best new scholarship in the field, making this book, once again, the most up-to-date and accessible survey of American Christianity available today.”
Religious Studies Review
“Noll’s penetrating historical analysis is illustrated throughout with period pieces (hymns, poems, and sermons), and his readable prose makes generous use of analogy, contrast, simile, and metonymy. This new vintage is even better.”