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In Pursuit of the Almighty"s Dollar

A History of Money and American Protestantism

by James Hudnut-Beumler

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - History - Protestant,
  • Christianity - Protestant,
  • Religion / Protestantism,
  • Religion : Christianity - Protestant,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages526
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7973132M
    ISBN 100807883034
    ISBN 109780807883037

    Money has always been at the heart of the American experience. Paper money, invented in Boston in , was a classic of American ingenuity-and American disregard for authority and tradition. Jason Goodwin has written a biography of the dollar, giving us the story of its astonishing career through the wilds of American history. Greenback looks at the dollar over . Excerpt from The Golden Calf; Or the Almighty Dollar: A Satire Degrade the good, and enervate the brave; The rich, indulging in each vile excess, Mistake debauchery for happiness. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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      Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. Lord Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed," "pursuit of the almighty dollar," "the pen is mightier than the sword," and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night. Pursuit of the Almight Vril Thursday, December 30th, I recently mentioned the once-popular novelist Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, who coined the now-cliché opening line, “It was a dark and stormy night ” and the phrases the great unwashed, pursuit of the almighty dollar, and the pen is mightier than the sword.


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Format: Hardcover. James Hudnut-Beumler's "In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollar" presents a small but significant slice of that story of how the church has raised money during the course of /5(11). Book Details In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollar Every day of the week in contemporary America (and especially on Sundays) people raise money for their religious enterprises--for clergy, educators, buildings, charity, youth-oriented work, and more.

"In Pursuit of the Almighty's Dollar," by James Hudnut-Beumler, presents a small but significant slice of that story, namely, how the American Protestant church raised money, particularly after its gradual disestablishment in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and the attendant withdrawal of financial support by the state/5.

James Hudnut-Beumler, In Pursuit of the Almighty’s Dollar: A History of Money and American Protestantism. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, xv + pp.

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