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Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Author: Jennifer Graber
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the intersection of Christianity and politics in the American penitentiary system, this explores evangelical Protestants' efforts to make religion central to emerging practices and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Graber
OCLC Number: 939944482
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource

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A well-researched, clearly articulated historical account of the struggle over Protestant Christianity's religio-social role in the antebellum prison.--Conrad Grebel Review Graber's book is a Read more...

 
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