By Robert Elder

so much histories of the yank South describe the clash among evangelical faith and honor tradition as one of many defining beneficial properties of southern existence ahead of the Civil warfare. the tale is generally instructed as a conflict of clashing worldviews, yet during this publication, Robert Elder demanding situations this interpretation by way of illuminating simply how deeply evangelicalism in Methodist, Baptist, and Presbyterian church buildings used to be interwoven with conventional southern tradition, arguing that evangelicals owed a lot in their good fortune to their skill to entice humans steeped in southern honor tradition. past debts of the increase of evangelicalism within the South have informed this story as a tragedy within which evangelicals finally followed a number of the principal tenets of southern society so that it will win souls and garner impact. yet via an exam of evangelical language and practices, Elder indicates that evangelicals regularly shared honor's most simple assumptions.

Making use of unique resources similar to diaries, correspondence, periodicals, and church files, Elder recasts the connection among evangelicalism and secular honor within the South, proving the 2 innovations are hooked up in a lot deeper methods than have ever been formerly understood.

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