History helps us understand who we are and what we should become. This book demonstrates that primitivism is central to American religion. Primitivism is the dream of restoring religion to a purer order, as found in former times.
Abilene Christian University Press
History of Christianity
Hughes, Richard T.; Allen, Leonard C.; and Bellah, Robert N., "Illusions of Innocence: Protestant Primitivism in America, 1630-1875" (1988). ACU Brown Library Monograph Series. .