Religion and Social Change, 1723 - 1921 chronicles 19th and 20th century social change movements and debates as they relate to religion. Enlightenment rationalism and the movements it spawned came into often tense dialogue with nearly all religious traditions during this dynamic period of change.

With the ATLA Historical Monographs Collection (11 Series), religion and theology scholars can focus their research on the era and topics that most closely fit their fields of study. Eleven thematic series provide researchers with specialized content spanning from the 13th century through 1922.

Researchers can view all of the typography, graphics, and drawings as they were originally presented, which provides context and perspective to religion in American and world history.

Database Details

Total Number of Titles

More than 1,700 monographs

Coverage Areas

Includes authors ranging from devoutly religious to staunchly secular 19th century thinkers. Notable authors include Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile Durkheim, Soren Kierkegaard, Charles Darwin, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Immanuel Kant, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and many more.

Broad subject coverage includes: abolition, women's rights, advent of the social sciences, questons of church and state, religion and science, evolution, education reforms.

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