A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American by T.J. Tomlin PDF

By T.J. Tomlin

A Divinity for All Persuasions uncovers the spiritual signifiance of early America's such a lot ubiquitous renowned style. except a Bible and maybe a couple of schoolbooks and sermons, almanacs have been the single published goods such a lot american citizens owned ahead of 1820. bought each year, the almanac used to be a calendar and astrologically-based scientific guide surrounded via poetry, essays, anecdotes, and a number of functional information.

Employing a wealth of archival fabric, T.J. Tomlin analyzes the pan-Protestant sensibility allotted during the almanac's pages among 1730 and 1820. by way of disseminating a suite of Protestant recommendations concerning God's life, divine revelation, the human situation, and the afterlife, almanacs performed an exceptional function in early American non secular lifestyles. inspired via readers' critiques and printers' pragmatism, the spiritual content material of daily print helps an leading edge interpretation of early American cultural and spiritual historical past. In sharp distinction to a historiography headquartered on intra-Protestant festival, Tomlin indicates that the majority early americans trusted a handful of Protestant "essentials" instead of denominational specifics to outline and set up their spiritual lives.

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