Grinnell College in the nineteenth century : from salvation to service /

"In this most engaging history of one of America's premier liberal arts colleges, Wall captures far more than the formation and growth of Grinnell College, Iowa. It is also a story about organized religion and religious values in nineteenth-century America, about westward expansion across...

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Main Author: Wall, Joseph Frazier
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1997.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword, George Drake
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1: Mission to the Prairie Land, p. 3
  • 2: The Day of Small Things: Churches and a College for Iowa, 1843-1850, p. 27
  • 3: A Scenic View, an Unpleasant Environment: The College in Davenport, 1851-1858, p. 55
  • 4: The Big Move: From River City to Saints' Rest, 1858-1861, p. 87
  • 5: Suffering the Trials of Job at Grinnell: First Trial - The College at War, 1861-1865, p. 113
  • 6: The Trials Continue: George Magoun Through Fire and Storm, 1865-1884, p. 147
  • 7: Secularizing the Mission, 1884-1887, p. 193
  • 8: "Thy Kingdom Come on Earth": The Social Gospel Era, 1887-1900, p. 229
  • Notes, p. 279
  • Selected Bibliography, p. 295
  • Index, p. 299