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Serving Two Masters: Moravian Brethren in Germany and North Carolina, 1727-1801

by Elisabeth W. Sommer

The eighteenth century was a time of significant change in the perception of marriage and family relations, the emphasis of reason over revelation, and the spread of political consciousness.

William Louis Poteat: A Leader of the Progressive-Era South

by Randal L. Hall

William Louis Poteat (1856-1938), the son of a conservative Baptist slaveholder, became one of the most outspoken southern liberals during his lifetime.

Episcopalians and Race: Civil War to Civil Rights

by Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr.

Meeting at an African American college in North Carolina in 1959, a group of black and white Episcopalians organized the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity and pledged to oppose all distinctions based on race, ethnicity, and social class.

The Great Revival: Beginnings of the Bible Belt

by John B. Boles

Drawing upon the religious writings of southern evangelicals, John Boles asserts that the extraordinary crowds and miraculous transformations that distinguished the South's First Great Awakening were not simply instances of emotional excess but the expression of widespread and complex attitudes toward God.

The Roots of Appalachian Christianity: The Life and Legacy of Elder Shubal Stearns

by Elder John Sparks

Appalachia’s distinctive brand of Christianity has always been something of a puzzle to mainline American congregations.