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Women's culture and community: Religion and reform in Galveston, 1880-1920
Questioning why some white women in the South identified with Progressive reform movements, or became suffragists, provides the impetus for this case study based on women's organizations in Galveston, Texas. By employing ...
The world history textbook in secondary education: Religious content and the ideology of progress, 1800-1900
Recent textbook studies find the human religious heritage curiously absent from public school history textbooks, an absence perhaps explainable through the development of an ideology of progress, lying at the heart of the ...
Exploded graces: Providence and the Confederate Israel in evangelical southern sermons, 1861-1865
The confidence of Confederate evangelicals in the support of providence inspired southern clergymen to demand the transformation of the independent South into a nineteenth-century covenant nation--a "Confederate Israel." ...