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North America, Theology in
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Nowhere has America’s status as an intellectual colony of Europe been more evident than in its formal Christian theology. With only a few exceptions, Roman Catholic theologians in America have been mostly content to follow the guidance of Europeans. American promotion of Neo-Thomism from roughly 1870 to 1960 is the most important example of that dependence. Much the same situation has prevailed among the Orthodox, with the major differe…

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Noll, Mark A., “North America, Theology in”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124146>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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