Putting the Light on the Hill: Protestant Intellectualism as Elitism in the Denominational Status Race of the Nineteenth Century.

Harrington, Allison S.
2014

Abstract: This paper focuses on the founding of Tufts College in 1852 by Christian Universalists. It is interested in how Christian Universalism transformed from a traditionally anti-institutional denomination to one interested in founding an elite liberal-arts college. In particular, it deals with how liberal humanist education served as a benchmark for elitism within the competitive religious ma... read more

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Undergraduate honors theses
Subjects
Tufts University--History.
Universalist Church of America--Education--United States--History.
Tufts University. American Studies Program.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/002143
ID: tufts:sd.0000079
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