Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age

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University of Chicago Press, Sep 24, 1991 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 267 pages
Charts the multiple histories of American nature religion and explores the moral and spiritual responses the encounter with nature has provoked throughout American history. Traces the connections between movements and individuals. Includes figures from popular culture such as the Hutchinson Family Singers and Davy Crockett as well as Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and John Muir.
 

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Contents

Nature and Culture in Early America
16
Title Page A Narrative of the Captivity Sufferings and Removes
18
From the Revolution That Was Lawful
47
Thomas Jefferson at the Natural Bridge Caleb Boyle
68
Transcendental Religion
80
Walden Pond in May Herbert Wendell Gleason
88
Natural Sin and Healing Grace in
117
Natures Nation in the Late Twentieth
153
Line Drawings Joel Shew The Hydropathic Family Physician
157
Aveline and Michio Kushi Leon Zawicki
192
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