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Magazines and the Making of AmericaModernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860$
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Heather A. Haveman

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780691164403

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.001.0001

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(p.143) Chapter 5 Religion
Magazines and the Making of America

Heather A. Haveman

Princeton University Press

This chapter examines the interplay between magazines and religion, with emphasis on how the growing number and variety of magazines supported and channeled community building in America—including the translocal communities that were a big part of the modernization of American society. It first considers how American religion evolved during the period 1740–1860, citing in particular the rise of national religious organizations. It then explores the relationship between religious events and institutions, on the one hand, and religious magazines on the other. It also describes the fragmentation of American churches in disputes over theology and politics and concludes by explaining how the proliferation of religious magazines affected the rest of the magazine industry.

Keywords:   magazines, American religion, community building, translocal communities, modernization, American society, religious events, religious magazines, theology, magazine industry

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