Mark Twain and the Spiritual Crisis of His Age

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Index
Adam, 69–70, 174, 205–232, 271, 272, 274, 281
African Americans, 6, 144–160, 182–185, 189–190, 194–196
Ahlstrom, Sydney, 94, 127
Ament, Robert, 139
American Board of Foreign Mission, 139
American Chinese Educational Mission, 133–139
American dream, 38, 161–174, 207–209, 212–213, 227, 232, 267
American empire. See imperialism
American ideology. See American dream; civil religion
American myth. See American dream
Anderson, Sherwood, 28
Anti-Imperial League. See imperialism
Apocalypse, 219, 222–224, 226–232, 264
apocalyptic mode. See Apocalypse
"Aquarium" (young girl's club), 268–269
Arminianism, 69–70, 94, 209, 211–213, 214–215, 225, 230–231, 256–261
Arnold, Matthew, 176
Asylum Hill Congregational Church, Hartford, Connecticut, 1, 90–125, 130, 132–133, 135, 140–143, 144, 146, 149, 161, 174, 270, 283
Augustine, 62
Baetzhold, Howard G., 113, 134
Bakhtin, M. M., 41–43, 225, 228, 229; carnivalesque, 42–43, 229
Barnum, P. T., 85, 227
Beard, Dan, 112
Beecher, Henry Ward, 3, 55, 57, 90, 105– 107, 179, 212
Beecher, Thomas K., 57, 90, 103, 155, 205, 212
Bell, Bernard, 152
Bellah, Robert N., 16
Bellows, Dr. Henry, 52–53
Bennett, D. M., 277
Bercovitch, Sacvan, 16
Bible, 38, 46–47, 48, 49, 52, 71, 93, 105, 110– 111, 112–113, 119–125, 172, 174–175, 176, 192, 206, 210, 216, 218, 273–274, 278
biblical criticism. See German higher criticism
Billings, Josh, 221
Bixby, Horace, 40, 121

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1: Mark Twain's Roots 20
  • 2: Mark Twain's Wife 55
  • 3: Mark Twain's Pastor 83
  • 4: Mark Twain's Liberal Faith 126
  • 5: Mark Twain's Civil War 161
  • 6: Mark Twain's American Adam 205
  • 7: Mark Twain's Grief 233
  • Acknowledgments 285
  • Notes 289
  • Bibliography 311
  • Index 333
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