Religious advocacy and American history / edited by Bruce Kuklick and D.G. Hart.

Contributor(s): Kuklick, Bruce, 1941- | Hart, D. G. (Darryl G.)Publication details: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c1997Description: xx, 233 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0802842607 (pbk.)Subject(s): Textbook bias -- United States -- Congresses | United States -- Historiography -- Congresses | United States -- Church history -- Historiography -- Congresses | United States -- History -- Textbooks -- CongressesDDC classification: 973/.072 LOC classification: E175 | .R45 1997
Contents:
Christian advocacy and the rules of the academic game / George M. Marsden -- Traditional Christianity and the possibility of historical knowledge / Mark A. Noll -- On critical history / Bruce Kuklick -- Advocacy and academe / Murray G. Murphey -- Marxism, Christianity, and bias in the study of southern slave society / Eugene D. Genovese -- Advocacy and the writing of American women's history / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- In search of the fourth "R": the treatment of religion in American history textbooks and survey courses / Paul Boyer --
What's so special about the university, anyway? / D. G. Hart -- Understanding the past, using the past: reflections on two approaches to history / Grant Wacker -- Transcendentalist's Aristotle: nonevangelical reflections on conviction and the writing of history / Catherine L. Albanese -- Seldon's choice: variations on a theme by Asimov / Paul A. Carter -- One histoian's Sundays / Leslie Woodcock Tentler.
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Based on a conference held at Wheaton College in the spring of 1994.

Includes bibliographical references.

Christian advocacy and the rules of the academic game / George M. Marsden -- Traditional Christianity and the possibility of historical knowledge / Mark A. Noll -- On critical history / Bruce Kuklick -- Advocacy and academe / Murray G. Murphey -- Marxism, Christianity, and bias in the study of southern slave society / Eugene D. Genovese -- Advocacy and the writing of American women's history / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- In search of the fourth "R": the treatment of religion in American history textbooks and survey courses / Paul Boyer --

What's so special about the university, anyway? / D. G. Hart -- Understanding the past, using the past: reflections on two approaches to history / Grant Wacker -- Transcendentalist's Aristotle: nonevangelical reflections on conviction and the writing of history / Catherine L. Albanese -- Seldon's choice: variations on a theme by Asimov / Paul A. Carter -- One histoian's Sundays / Leslie Woodcock Tentler.