what hath God wrought

what hath God wrought

"What has God done"; usually used to express one's awe. The phrase originated in the Bible and, in 1844, Samuel Morse sent it as the first telegram. Every time I look at my infant daughter, all I can do is marvel—what hath God wrought.
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As I see it, an appropriate rejoinder, qua What Hath God Wrought, would be another Miesian aphorism, "God is in the details.
As for the greater forces alluded to in the title of the book, What Hath God Wrought, Howe makes it clear to his readers that, dealing with religion extensively, he has to understand and respect the beliefs and opinions of those he studies, even if he may not share them.
What Hath God Wrought examines the United States from 1815 to 1848, weaving the young nation's chiliasm and calculation into a seamless narrative.
What Hath God Wrought is the most recent installment of the Oxford History of the United States, a series initially edited by the late C.
What Hath God Wrought is a compelling invitation to move on to the next great epoch of American history.
WHAT HATH GOD Wrought The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 | DANIEL WALKER HOWE: Between the War of 1812 and the conquest of Mexico in 1848, the size of the United States doubled, a communications and transportation revolution took place, Protestantism spurred reform movements, and the meaning of democracy came under question.
The women's-rights movement, which grew out of the antislavery movement, which grew out of revivalism, which was made possible by advances in transportation and communication, is the strongest evidence for the interpretive weight that Howe places on social, cultural, and religious forces as agents of change, and makes What Hath God Wrought a bold challenge.
Both academics and lay readers praised What Hath God Wrought, but they appreciated it for different reasons.
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