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The Spirit in Black and White: Early Twentieth-Century Pentecostals and Race Relations, 1905-1945
This dissertation is a study of the influence of American racial ideology upon the formation of several Pentecostal organizations in the early twentieth century. While America’s major denominations were racially segregated ...
An Alternative Politics: Texas Baptist Leaders and the Rise of the Christian Right, 1960-1985
This dissertation examines one of the most counter-intuitive southern responses to the rise of the Christian Right. Texas Baptists made up the largest state association of Southern Baptists in the country. They were ...
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 ...
A mingled yarn: Race and religion in Mississippi, 1800-1876
From their inauspicious beginnings in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Mississippi evangelical churches--the Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian-- expanded dramatically and set the moral tone of society. ...
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 ...