History 578 Lecture # 4 I. Intellectual thought before the civil war A. In 19th century America, who were considered to be the nations intellectuals? B. Most philosophical thought in the decades before the Civil War was practiced by theologians, scie
History 578 Lecture # 3 I. Beecher A. Three forces radically changed the intellectual and religious landscape of America after the Civil War. 1. Liberal Theology 2. Science 3. Industrialization B. Henry Ward Beecher, pastor of the Plymouth Congregati
History 578 Lecture # 7 I. Liberalism A. Three tendencies: 1. The progress of the Kingdom of God is identified with the progress of civilization, especially in science and morality. 2. Morality has become the essence of religion, and for the most par
History 578 Lecture # 6 I. Brooklyn Bridge A. Begun in 1869 by John Roebling who died before it was completed B. Brooklyn bridge opened May 1883: symbol of urban landscape, and hailed one of the wonders of the world C. Took 14 years to complete and c
History 578 Lecture # 11 I. The Decline of Liberalism A. In 1928, Episcopal Bishop Charles Fisk saw what he called the "evidence of a sad disintegration of American Protestantism." B. Unitarian writer, William Sullivan, in an article "Our Spiritual D
History 578 Lecture # 9 I. Background of the trial A. In 1925, in Dayton TN, the ACLU approached John Scopes, a substitute chemistry teacher, and asked if he wouldn't mind reading a section of the locally approved textbook that taught about evolution
History 578 Lecture # 1 I. Christianity in the American 19th Century A. When Alexis de Tocqueville published Democracy in America in 1835, a book that had grown from his lengthy tour of the U.S., he said, "there is no country in the world where the C
History 578 Lecture # 5 I. Intellectual thought before the civil war A. In 19th century America, who were considered to be the nations intellectuals? B. Most philosophical thought in the decades before the Civil War was practiced by theologians, scie
History 578 First Paper: Due April 22nd Choose one of the following scenarios, and understand that the Upper Arlington Public Library has two copies of Harvey Cox's Fire From Heaven.
You are the pastor of a local Pentecostal church in Upper Arli
History 578 Lecture # 2 I. Calvinism A. The primary proponent of Calvinism was Jonathan Edwards 1. Edwards maintained that all humanity was spiritually present in Adam when he sinned, and is thereby inherited the sinful nature, and the guilt of Adam'
History 578 Lecture # 10 I. The Decline of Protestantism Fundamentalism A. Protestantism had been a major force until the 1920's, as it tried to provide the sense of a moral and cultural center after the chaos of WWI. B. Three major forces undermined
History 578 Lecture # 8 I. The Rise of Fundamentalism A. Before WWI, a Southern California oil millionaire, Lyman Stewart, conceived of a plan to establish the essentials of orthodox biblical faith. B. He gathered together a series of Bible teachers