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The Layman's Progress
Religious and Political Experience in Colonial Pennsylvania, 1740-1770

Dietmar Rothermund

1962 | 202 pages | Cloth $79.95
American History
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Table of Contents

Philadelphia and the World
The Implications of the Great Awakening
The New Denominational Consciousness
The Process of Secularization
Pennsylvania's Political Problems
Patterns of Leadership The
Interaction of Groups The
Eve of the Revolution
Conclusions
Appendix