By T.J. Tomlin
Employing a wealth of archival fabric, T.J. Tomlin analyzes the pan-Protestant sensibility dispensed throughout the almanac's pages among 1730 and 1820. by way of disseminating a set of Protestant thoughts concerning God's lifestyles, divine revelation, the human situation, and the afterlife, almanacs performed an unheard of position in early American spiritual existence. stimulated by means of readers' reviews and printers' pragmatism, the non secular content material of daily print helps an leading edge interpretation of early American cultural and non secular background. In sharp distinction to a historiography based on intra-Protestant festival, Tomlin indicates that almost all early american citizens depended on a handful of Protestant "essentials" instead of denominational specifics to outline and set up their non secular lives.
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