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  • Episcopalians and Raceby Jr. Gardiner H. Shattuck

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 32.00

    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. They adopted a motto derived from Psalm 133: ""Behold, how good and joyful a thing it is, for brethren... more...

  • Serving Two Mastersby Elisabeth W. Sommer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 60.00

    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. The Unity of the Brethren, known in America as Moravians, experienced the resulting tensions firsthand as they organized their protective religious settlements... more...

  • A Genealogy of Dissentby David Stricklin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 60.00

    Between the Civil War and the turn of the last century, Southern Baptists gained prominence in the religious life of the South. As their power increased, they became defenders of the racial, political, social, and economic status quo. By the beginning of this century, however, a feisty tradition of dissent began to appear in Southern Baptist life... more...

  • Jonathan Dickinson and the Formative Years of American Presbyterianismby Bryan F. LeBeau

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 42.00

    During the eighteenth century Presbyterians of the Middle Colonies were separated by divergent allegiances, mostly associated with groups migrating from New England with an English Puritan background and from northern Ireland with a Scotch-lrish tradition. Those differences led first to a fiery ordeal of ecclesiastical controversy and then to a spiritual... more...

  • Children of Wrathby Leo Hirrel

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 42.00

    In an exciting reinterpretation of the early nineteenth century, Leo Hirrel demonstrates the importance of religious ideas by exploring the relationship between religion and reform efforts during a crucial period in American history. The result is a work that moves the history of antebellum reform to a higher level of sophistication. Hirrel focuses... more...

  • God's Peculiar Peopleby Elaine J. Lawless

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    "Holy Rollers" -- with this epithet most people dismiss members of the Pentecostal sect as wild religious fanatics. In this new study, folklorist Elaine Lawless draws on fieldwork among Pentecostal congregations in the limestone region of southern Indiana to offer a sympathetic view of the Pentecostals as a special group distinguished by their own... more...

  • Protestant-Catholic Relations in Americaby Lerond Curry

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The first general survey of relations between Protestants and Catholics in America during the past half century will be welcomed not only by social historians but by clergymen and laymen interested in the development of constructive interfaith relations. Lerond Curry has traced the major trends in this fifty-year period and analyzed the underlying... more...

  • Experiencing Exileby David van der Linden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    The persecution of the Huguenots in France, followed by the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, unleashed one of the largest migration waves of early modern Europe. Focusing on the fate of French Protestants who fled to the Dutch Republic, Experiencing Exile examines how Huguenot refugees dealt with the complex realities of living as strangers... more...

  • What a Life!by Donald Jacobs

    Good Books 2015; US$ 11.95

              Don Jacobs, exuberant, wise, and remarkably capable of regarding himself lightly, has written a memoir. Here he candidly explores how he simultaneously held the trust of conservative North American Mennonites and the respect of African Mennonites who chose him to be their first bishop. He writes openly about his parents and their cultural... more...

  • A History of the Amishby Steven M. Nolt

    Good Books 2015; US$ 9.95

    Authoritative, thorough, and approachable, this book brings together, for the first time in one volume, the history of the Amish, one of America's most intriguing people. Written by one of the foremost scholars in the field and revised and updated to include a look at how the Amish continue to thrive and grow, despite change, tragedy, and the media?s... more...