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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bulthuis, Kyle T.
Four Steeples over the City Streets : Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations.
New York : NYU Press, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kyle T Bulthuis
|Description:||1 online resource (pages cm).|
|Contents:||Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction: The Pursuit of Religious, Racial, and Social Unity in an Early Republic Metropolis 1 1 The Foundations of Religious Establishment: The Colonial Era 13 2 Religious Establishment Challenged, Destroyed, and Re-formed: The Revolutionary Era 30 3 Creating Merchant Churches: The 1790s 48 4 Stepping Up and Out: White Women in the Church, 1800-1820 75 5 Gendering Race in the Church: Black Male Benevolence, 1800-1820 97 6 Preacher Power: Congregational Political Strugglesas Social Conflicts, 1810-1830 120 7 Neighborly Refinement and Withdrawal: 1820-1840 146 8 Reaping the Whirlwind: Immigration and Riot, 1830-1850 170 Conclusion. Elusive Unity: City Churches in a Romantic Age, after 1840 196 Notes 207 Bibliography 243 Index 263 About the Author 271|
|Series Title:||Early American places.|
|Responsibility:||Kyle T. Bulthuis.|
"Many of Bulthuis' findings are based on his painstaking efforts to determine the social composition of these congregations across many decades. Using communicant, member, and class lists from the