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Religion and the American Civil War

Author: Randall M Miller; Harry S Stout; Charles Reagan Wilson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found: in the armies and the hospitals; on the plantations and in the households; among all conditions of men and women, white and black."--Cover.

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Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall M Miller; Harry S Stout; Charles Reagan Wilson
ISBN: 0195121287 9780195121285 0195121295 9780195121292 9786610470648 6610470642
OCLC Number: 38096886
Notes: Essays presented at a symposium held at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Oct. 1994.
Description: xiii, 422 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Religion and the American Civil War / Phillip Shaw Paludan --
The Bible and slavery / Mark A. Noll --
Religion in the collapse of the American union / Eugene D. Genovese --
Church, honor, and secession / Bertram Wyatt-Brown --
The coming of the Lord : the Northern Protestant clergy and the Civil War crisis / George M. Fredrickson --
"Wholesome reading purifies and elevates the man" : the religious military press in the Confederacy / Kurt O. Berends --
"Yankee faith" and Southern redemption : white Southern Baptist ministers, 1850-1890 / Paul Harvey --
Stonewall Jackson and the providence of God / Daniel W. Stowell --
Lincoln's sermon on the mount : the Second Inaugural / Ronald C. White, Jr. --
Days of judgment, days of wrath : the Civil War and the religious imagination of women writers / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
"Without pilot or compass": : elite women and religion in the Civil War South / Drew Gilpin Faust --
Catholic religion, Irish ethnicity, and the Civil War / Randall M. Miller --
Christian soldiers? : Perfecting the Confederacy / Reid Mitchell --
Civil War, religion, and communications : the case of Richmond / Harry S. Stout and Christopher Grasso --
Religion and the results of the Civil War / Samuel S. Hill --
Religion and the American Civil War in comparative perspective / Charles Reagan Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by Randall M. Miller, Harry S. Stout, Charles Reagan Wilson.
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The sixteen essays in this volume address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War. The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context  Read more...


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The volume is a treasure for those interested in the Civil War, American religion, and the relation of one to the other * The Journal of American History * This book goes a long way in rectifying the Read more...

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