Religion and the American Civil War

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Randall M. Miller, Harry S. Stout, Charles Reagan Wilson
Oxford University Press, Nov 5, 1998 - Religion - 448 pages
The sixteen essays in this volume, all previously unpublished, address the little considered question of the role played by religion in the American Civil War. The authors show that religion, understood in its broadest context as a culture and community of faith, was found wherever the war was found. Comprising essays by such scholars as Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Drew Gilpin Faust, Mark Noll, Reid Mitchell, Harry Stout, and Bertram Wyatt-Brown, and featuring an afterword by James McPherson, this collection marks the first step towards uncovering this crucial yet neglected aspect of American history.
 

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Contents

Contributors
Religion and the American Civil
The Bible and Slavery
Religion in the Collapse of the American Union
Church Honor and Secession
The Northern Protestant Clergy and
White Southern Baptist
DANIEL W STOWELL
Religious Imagination of Women Writers
Elite Women and Religion in
Catholic Religion Irish Ethnicity and the Civil
Perfecting the Confederacy
The Case
Religion and the Results of the Civil
Religion and the American Civil War in Comparative Perspective
Afterword

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