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Author Jenkins, Thomas E., 1962-

Title The character of God : recovering the lost literary power of American Protestantism / Thomas E. Jenkins.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 272 pages).
Series Religion in America series
Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-261) and index.
Contents Introduction: Character Styles-- Part I The Neoclassical and Sentimental God of the Nineteenth Century -- The Problem of God's Anger -- Serenity and Torment: William Ellery Channing, Edwards A. Park, Charles Hodge, and Archibald Alexander Hodge -- Sympathy and Alienation: Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Part II The Romantic God of the Nineteenth Century -- Vitality and Anger: W.G.T. Shedd -- Love in the Trinity: James Henley Thornwell, George Griffin, and Samuel J. Baird -- Desire and Disgust: Horace Bushnell -- Part III The Vague God of the Twentieth Century -- Modernism and Literature: Theodore Munger and Amos N. Wilder -- The Social Gospel and Its Critics: Walter Rauschenbusch, Reinhold Niebuhr, and J. Gresham Machen -- The Limitations of Political Theology: Carl Henry, Harvey Cox, and Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Prospects.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject God -- Attributes -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.
Christianity and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Protestant churches -- United States -- Doctrines -- History -- 19th century.
God -- Attributes -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.
Christianity and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Protestant churches -- United States -- Doctrines -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Jenkins, Thomas E., 1962- Character of God. New York : Oxford University Press, 1997 0195112024 (DLC) 96045426 (OCoLC)35835739
ISBN 0585254109 (electronic bk.)
9780585254104 (electronic bk.)
0195112024 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780195112023