Appalachian Mountain Religion: A History

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University of Illinois Press, Jan 1, 1995 - History - 551 pages
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This book is a genuine breakthrough in understanding both the type of protestant religion intrinsic to the Appalachian area and the origin of that peculiar type of religion.
  

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Contents

Brother Callaway of Avery County
49
Emma Bell Miles and The Oldtime Religion
80
The New Salem Association of Old Regular Baptists org 1825
90
We Believed in the Family and the Old Regular Baptist Church
101
Baptists Methodists and the Radical Decline of Religious Experience 182527
113
Old Father Nash and Charles Grandison Finney A Parting of the Ways 182527
126
Roots of Mountain Religiosity
143
Mountain Religion and Denominationalism Campbell Hooker and Albanese
147
How an Independent Holiness Church Became a Major Denomination
276
Brother Coy Miser
311
The Home Mission to Mountain Whites
339
Mr Schermerhorns Statement
345
In the Brush
371
A Christian America and the Appalachian Problem
392
Elizabeth Hooker and Brother Terry Galloway On the Same Side of the Mountain
417
Appalachias Victims and Their Liberators Today
442

Pietism Pietists and Holiness People
156
ScotsIrish Religiosity and Revivalism
168
The Baptist Revival and the Power of SelfDefinition
201
Methodism in Appalachia A Clash of Religious Values
238
The Independent Holiness Church
255
Mountain Religion and the HolinessPentecostal Movements
259
As the Pieces Begin to Fall into Place
465
Essay on Sources
469
Notes
479
Works Cited
509
Index
525
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