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After Cloven Tongues of Fire:
Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History
David A. Hollinger

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Preface ix
1. The Accommodation of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment: An Old Drama Still Being Enacted 1
2. After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Ecumenical Protestantism and the Modern American Encounter with Diversity 18
3. The Realist-Pacifist Summit Meeting of March 1942 and the Political Reorientation of Ecumenical Protestantism in the United States 56
4. Justification by Verification: The Scientific Challenge to the Moral Authority of Christianity in Modern America 82
5. James, Clifford, and the Scientific Conscience 103
6. Damned for God's Glory: William James and the Scientific Vindication of Protestant Culture 117
7. Communalist and Dispersionist Approaches to American Jewish History in an Increasingly Post-Jewish Era 138
8. Church People and Others 170
9. Enough Already: Universities Do Not Need More Christianity 190
10. Religious Ideas: Should They Be Critically Engaged or Given a Pass? 199
Epilogue: Reinhold Niebuhr and Protestant Liberalism 211
Index 227

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