The Gospel Working Up: Progress and the Pulpit in Nineteenth-Century Virginia

Hardcover | January 15, 2000

byBeth Barton Schweiger

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The Gospel Working Up offers a history of three generations of Baptist and Methodist clergymen in nineteenth-century Virginia, and through them of the congregations and communities in which they lived and worked. Schweiger examines the religious experience both before and after the Civil War,showing how Southern Protestantism became an instrument of spiritual, moral, material, and cultural progress.

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The Gospel Working Up offers a history of three generations of Baptist and Methodist clergymen in nineteenth-century Virginia, and through them of the congregations and communities in which they lived and worked. Schweiger examines the religious experience both before and after the Civil War,showing how Southern Protestantism became an...

Beth Barton Schweiger is at University of Virginia.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:January 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195111958

ISBN - 13:9780195111958

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"A bold and sweeping book that addresses important themes in Southern history and Southern religion." Civil War History