"A Strange Land and a Peculiar People" The Challenge of Antebellum Appalachian Christianity to the Religious Mainstream.

da Silva, Julia.


  • Abstract: Beginning in 1799, the Great Revival drastically reconfigured the religious identity of south-central Appalachia. From this event, a distinctive religious culture developed in the region during the antebellum period, one that was unique on the American religious landscape. Protestantism as it developed in Appalachia valued the primacy of the individual, embraced an anti-authoritarian con... read more
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