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After RedemptionJim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More

Religion of a Different ColorRace and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness

Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness

W. Paul Reeve

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199754076
eISBN:
9780190226282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754076.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

The Protestant white majority in the nineteenth century was convinced that Mormonism represented a racial—not merely religious—departure from the mainstream, and they spent considerable effort ... More

A Visitation of GodNorthern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Sean A. Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395990
eISBN:
9780199866557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book examines how numerous northern civilians understood the Civil War as a contest permeated with religious significance. From the war's outset, many religious Northerners asserted that God was ... More

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