One Name but Several Faces Variety in Popular Christian Denominations in Southern History (review)

One Name but Several Faces Variety in Popular Christian Denominations in Southern History (review) One Name but Several Faces Variety in Popular Christian Denominations in Southern History By Samuel S. HiU University of Georgia Press, 1 996 128 pp. Cloth, $20.00 Reviewed by Kathleen Joyce, Andrew W Mellon Assistant Professor of Religion at Duke University. She specializes in American religious history with an emphasis on American Catholicism and gender and religion in America. There once was a story about religion in America. The story began in the early seventeenth century with the Puritan errand into the wilderness, moved on to tell of the birth of evangelical religion in the eighteenth century and die proliferation of Christian denominations in the nineteenth, and ended in the 1 960s with tales of the death of God and the emergence of the secular city. With the rise of the Christian right in the early 1980s, however, it became clear that the story had ended prematurely. Intense national debates over issues from abortion rights and gay rights to international peacekeeping and urban crime and punishment proved that religious ideas and values still played a vital --if contested -- role in American society. Over the course of the past two decades, other aspects of the traditional story about http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

One Name but Several Faces Variety in Popular Christian Denominations in Southern History (review)

Southern Cultures, Volume 3 (3) – Jan 4, 1997

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-north-carolina-press/one-name-but-several-faces-variety-in-popular-christian-denominations-8jx7Powo3j
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Copyright
Copyright © Center for the Study of the American South.
ISSN
1534-1488
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

One Name but Several Faces Variety in Popular Christian Denominations in Southern History By Samuel S. HiU University of Georgia Press, 1 996 128 pp. Cloth, $20.00 Reviewed by Kathleen Joyce, Andrew W Mellon Assistant Professor of Religion at Duke University. She specializes in American religious history with an emphasis on American Catholicism and gender and religion in America. There once was a story about religion in America. The story began in the early seventeenth century with the Puritan errand into the wilderness, moved on to tell of the birth of evangelical religion in the eighteenth century and die proliferation of Christian denominations in the nineteenth, and ended in the 1 960s with tales of the death of God and the emergence of the secular city. With the rise of the Christian right in the early 1980s, however, it became clear that the story had ended prematurely. Intense national debates over issues from abortion rights and gay rights to international peacekeeping and urban crime and punishment proved that religious ideas and values still played a vital --if contested -- role in American society. Over the course of the past two decades, other aspects of the traditional story about

Journal

Southern CulturesUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jan 4, 1997

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off