Freedom's Coming: Religious Culture and the Shaping of the South from the Civil War Through the Civil Rights Era

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UNC Press Books, 2005 - History - 338 pages
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In a sweeping analysis of religion in the post-Civil War and twentieth-century South, Freedom's Coming puts race and culture at the center, describing southern Protestant cultures as both priestly and prophetic: as southern formal theology sanctifi
  

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Contents

Redemption Religion Race and Reconstruction in the South 18611900
5
Freedoms Struggles Southern Religious Populism Progressivism and Radicalism 18901955
47
The Color of Skin Was Almost Forgotten for the Time Being Racial Interchange in Southern Religious Expressive Cultures
107
Religion Race and Rights
169
Religion Race and the Right
218
The Evangelical Belt in the Contemporary South
251
Notes
257
Bibliography
281
Index
323
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Paul Harvey is professor of history at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He is author of Redeeming the South: Religious Cultures and Racial Identities among Southern Baptists, 1865-1925 and coeditor of Themes in Religion and American Culture.

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