The chapters in this volume appeared in earlier versions in the following volumes:
Chapter One: Adapted from Eerdmans' Handbook to Christianity in America, edited by Mark A. Noll, Nathan O. Hatch, George M. Marsden, David F. Wells, and John D. Woodbridge (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1983).
Chapter Two: Adapted from “Unity and Diversity in the Evangelical Resurgence,” in David W. Lotz, et al., eds., Altered Landscapes: Christianity in America, 1935-1985 (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1989).
Chapter Three: Adapted from “Afterword,” in Mark A. Noll, ed., Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the 1980s (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989). Copyright © 1989 by Oxford University Press, Inc. Reprinted by permission.
Chapter Four: Adapted from “Preachers of Paradox,” in Mary Douglas and Steven Tipton, eds., Religion and America: Spirituality in a Secular Age (Boston: Beacon Press, 1983). Copyright