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Gura doesn't seem to be up on the theological currents of the time, though as an undergraduate he was exposed, supposedly, to Alan Heimert. Read morePublished 2 months ago by The Multimedia Kid
American Transcendentalism flourished in the New England area of the United States from 1830 to 1850. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sam Adams
This is in many ways an excellent book, really the best on the detailed background of many of the founders of Transcendentalism, putting them in their institutional settings... Read morePublished 13 months ago by toronto
The people in this book about Americans trying to decide what to study spent a lot of time on books and sermons. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bruce P. Barten
A little more than a decade ago, professor Louis Menand gave us his brilliant history of American pragmatism, The Metaphysical Club. Read morePublished on March 29, 2013 by Jon L. Albee
This may be a great book for a literature or theology course (which is why I gave it three stars instead of two), but if you are expecting inspirational prose - look elsewhere. Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by Off Grid Ebert
German idealism and Biblical scholarship arrived in the US around the 1830's. The music of the Beatles arrived in the US sometime in the 1960's. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by R. Rose
I have been reading several books on the American Transcendentalists pursuant to a class I am in that is using a Teaching Company course on the subject. Read morePublished on November 17, 2010 by Carol J. Campbell