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Unitarianism in the Antebellum South : the other invisible institution

Author: John Allen Macaulay
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2001.
Series: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Macaulay's model study of Unitarianism in the antebellum South reestablishes the denomination's position as an influential religious movement in the early history of the region. By looking at benevolent societies, lay meetings, professional and civic activity, ecumenical interchange, intellectual forums, business partnerships, literary correspondence, friendships, and other associations in which southern
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
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Macaulay, John Allen, 1964-
Unitarianism in the Antebellum South.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama, ©2001
(OCoLC)606554799
Online version:
Macaulay, John Allen, 1964-
Unitarianism in the Antebellum South.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama, ©2001
(OCoLC)632055172
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Allen Macaulay
ISBN: 081731086X 9780817310868
OCLC Number: 45446448
Description: xiii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. A Declaration of Independence --
2. The Enlightened Journey: The Origins of Southern Unitarianism --
3. The Uni-Uni Connection: Peripheral Universalism in New Orleans and Richmond --
4. Urban Unitarianism and the Invisible Tradition --
5. The Spirit of Improvement --
6. "Our Old and Primitive Faith": The Theology and Influence of Southern Unitarianism --
7. Sectional Tension --
8. Oil and Vinegar: The Politics of "Puritan Fanaticism" --
9. The Fork in the Road --
10. Institutional Decline and the Ghost of Southern Unitarianism.
Series Title: Religion and American culture (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Responsibility: John Allen Macaulay.

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In this study John A. Macaulay challenges the prevailing belief that religion in the southern states of America developed solely through "revivalistic emotion" and not by religious rationalism. He  Read more...

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