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Christian Pragmatism: An Intellectual Biography of Edward Scribner Ames, 1870-1958 Creighton Peden

Christian Pragmatism: An Intellectual Biography of Edward Scribner Ames, 1870-1958

Creighton Peden

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781443832441
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280 pages
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Edward Scribner Ames (1870-1958) was raised in the Midwest as the family moved westward after the Civil War. His father was a minister in the Disciples of Christ, which later was changed to the Christian Church. In between serving several smallMoreEdward Scribner Ames (1870-1958) was raised in the Midwest as the family moved westward after the Civil War. His father was a minister in the Disciples of Christ, which later was changed to the Christian Church. In between serving several small churches in the Iowa area, the father did various odd jobs. Young Ames joined the Church one Sunday when his father was preaching, and was baptized in the river that afternoon. Ames was able to attend Drake College in Des Moines, Iowa, and did a post-g...