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Religion and the American Civil War

Miller, Randall M. (Added Author). Stout, Harry S. (Added Author). Wilson, Charles Reagan (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780195121292 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195121295 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195121285 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195121287 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 422 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.

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General Note: Essays presented at a symposium held at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Oct. 1994.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: United States
Religious aspects
American Civil War (1861-1865)
États-Unis 1861-1865 (Guerre de Sécession) Aspect religieux
Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
Religieuze aspecten
Amerikaanse burgeroorlog
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Religious aspects Congresses
Genre: History.
Conference proceedings.

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