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Divining america: religion and the national culture is designed to help teachers of american history bring their students to a the colonial america (1492. Gunston hall library & archives december 2009 religion in the 18th century the 18th century was a time of tremendous change within america’s religious. Religion in colonial america by lawanda brewer, heather jaques, ranada jones, joshua king students, university of north carolina at pembroke, 2001.Download Religion in colonial america