Houses Divided: Evangelical Schisms and the Crisis of the Union in Missouri

Houses Divided: Evangelical Schisms and the Crisis of the Union in Missouri

by Lucas Volkman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190248321
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Series: Religion in America Series
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Lucas Volkman completed his PhD at the University of Missouri in 2012. He is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Moberly Area Community College.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Geography of Contention: Frontier Dynamics of Religious Strife
Chapter 2: Turmoils and Temporalities: White Women's Benevolence, the Slavery Question and Church Property Disputes to 1860
Chapter 3: Church Property Litigation, Liberty of Conscience, and the Ordeal of African Methodists in St. Louis: Farrar V. Finney
Chapter 4: Printed Religion, the Public Sphere, and the Disordering of the Union
Chapter 5: Sundered Flocks, Militant Godliness, and the Woes of Embattled Church-Goers during the Civil War
Chapter 6: Wartime Trials and Tribulations: Emancipation, Disloyal Believers and the Hard Birth of a New Civil Religion
Chapter 7: Reconstruction: Righteous Rulers and the Unrepentant
Chapter 8: Ecclesiastical Standoffs, Freed People, and the Rigors of Redemption
Epilogue

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