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When Worlds Collide: Methodism and the Southern Mind, 1770-1810
When Methodists first arrived in the South, they were critics of the social order. They preached in public against slavery and counselled in private against slaveholding. They condemned the code of honor and supported pious ...
The rise of evangelical religion in South Carolina during the eighteenth century
Using a developmental model as a heuristic tool for understanding the main contours of socioeconomic and cultural development in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century South Carolina, and following Samuel S. Hill's advice ...
The sword of the spirit: Christians, Karens, colonialists, and the creation of a nation of Burma
An ethnography of representation combining the following elements: (a) The American Baptist Mission to the Karen people of Burma; (b) The emergence of Karen nationalism as a consequence of the former, demonstrating the ...
Jewish Christianity in Galatians: A study of the teachers and their gospel
The subject of this study is the identity of the Jewish Christian teachers in Galatians and their alternative gospel. This investigation concerns their origins, their theology, and their place in Second Temple Judaism and ...
The divine economy: Evangelicalism and the defense of slavery, 1830-1865
Evangelical moralism was the ideological foundation of the southern defense of slavery between 1830 and 1865. By 1830, evangelical culture had begun to attain a remarkable ascendancy in the South and the United States as ...