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Christianity in 19th Century North America
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Margaret Bendroth

Nineteenth-century North America opened a new chapter in the history of Christianity. For the continent as a whole, the century was one wave after another of extraordinary developments: a massive population influx from Europe, the epic and often violent conquest of frontiers, and a vigorous, freewheeling form of economi…

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Margaret Bendroth, “Christianity in 19th Century North America”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCO_fulltextxml_COM20800>
First published online: 2018

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