Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2, 1894-1922

Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 is an archive of religious and theological literature from 1894 through 1922. It showcases the changing landscape of religion in America at the turn of the century, including the growing interest in non-Western religions.

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At a Glance


Subject Area: Religion & Philosophy
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Title List:
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Content Includes:

  • Biographies of 19th century theologians, providing perspective on how and why these leaders were valued in the 19th century
  • Books by and about women and the church
  • Books about Native Americans and their religion

Series 2 offers material on the significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans and the growing interest and experimentation with non-Western religions. It presents a comprehensive picture of American life at the time with the rise of missionary activity and evangelical Christianity and the emergence of the historical critical method – the foundation for all 20th-century biblical scholarship.

The entire Atla Historical Monographs Collection contains more than 29,000 titles and features over 50 languages, including German, Italian, and Spanish. Topics covered include church life, demographics, doctrinal disputes, higher criticism, Judeo-Christian religions, Non-Western religions, and social movements.