God's new Israel : religious interpretations of American destiny / edited by Conrad Cherry.
The belief that America has been providentially chosen for aspecial destiny has deep roots in the country's past. As both astimulus of creative American energy and a source of Americanself-righteousness, this notion has long served as a motivatingnational mythology. God's New Israel is a c...
Chapel Hill :
University of North Carolina Press,
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