Publication of a collection of American sermons.

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Start Date: 
Sun, 11/01/1998
End Date: 
Thu, 12/31/1998

Library of America used this grant to support the publication of a collection of some of the best American sermons written and delivered from the 1620s to the present. Published in 1999 by the Library of America, the collection titled “American Sermons: The Pilgrims to Martin Luther King Jr.” features fifty-eight sermons by fifty-two of America’s most eloquent preachers, from John Cotton, Thomas Hooker, and Cotton Mather to Paul Tillich, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Martin Luther King Jr.. The collection is edited by Michael Warner of Rutgers University.