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Terminology, Myth, and Tribes

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780195139860
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835232 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195139860.003.0001
 Terminology, Myth, and Tribes

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This chapter begins with an explanation of the enmity between American evangelical Protestants and Roman Catholics, which can be traced back to colonial period. It then discusses scholarly literature on evangelical-Catholic relations, and analyzes three myths: the Protestant myth, Roman Catholic myth, and the Enlightenment myth. An overview of the chapters in this volume is also presented.

Keywords: American evangelical Protestants; Roman Catholics; myths; Enlightenment; tribes; terminology; religion

Chapter.  11977 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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