“Americans have been led to assume that the only significant religious impulses which have helped to shape their culture came out of Puritanism,” says editor F. Ernest Stoeffler. The expert voices in this volume reveal that an “experiential, biblical, perfectionistic, and oppositive” pietism also greatly influenced the course of American Christianity, creating a culture that prioritized conversion over theology. In Continental Pietism and Early American Christianity, editor F. Ernest Stoeffler brings together the best-known historians of American and Christian history, providing a comprehensive single volume on the subject.
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F. Ernest Stoeffler is professor emeritus of religion at Temple University, Philadelphia.