Wednesday, July 23, 2014

On Writing the History of the American Bible Society--Update #35

William Jay Was a Founder of the ABS
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It was another writing day on the ABS project.  I had a four-hour writing session on Tuesday morning and a shorter one in the afternoon.  I managed to add another 3200 words to my first chapter on the founding of the ABS.

I also made a decision to split this chapter into two separate chapters.  The first chapter will be a narrative of the founding.  The second chapter will focus on the ideas informing the founding of the ABS--a mixture of Christian nationalism, evangelical Protestantism, and millennialism.   This means that I will need to go back and tweak the book proposal.

 I will be starting the new chapter two tomorrow.   Stay tuned.