1. From Pauline Robertson, “The Sound of Hammering,” Protestant Church Administration & Equipment (later Protestant Church Buildings and Equipment), hereafter PC, November 1962, 48.
2. Program for service of dedication for the first unit of Providence Baptist Church, May 24, 1959, William A. Harrell Papers, Southern Baptist Historical Society and Archives, hereafter Harrell Papers. See also the website for Providence Baptist Church at www.providencebc.org/history
3. James David Hudnut-Beumler, “Suburban Jeremiads: Religion and Social Criticism of the American Dream in the 1950s,” PhD dissertation, Princeton University, 1989; Robert Wuthnow, The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith since World War II (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988); Margaret Lambert Bendroth, Growing Up Protestant: Parents, Children, and Mainline Churches (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2002); Kevin Michael Schultz, Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011); Robert S. Ellwood, 1950: Crossroads of American Religious Life (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2000); Etan Diamond, Souls of the City: Religion and the Search for Community in Postwar America (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003); Daniel Sack, Whitebread Protestants: Food and Religion in American Culture. (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000); Michael E. Staub, ed., The Jewish 1960s: An American Sourcebook (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2004); Patrick Allitt, Religion in America since 1945: A History (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003); David Kaufman, Shul with a Pool: The “Synagogue Center” in American Jewish History (Hanover: University Press of New England, 1999).
4. Editorial, PC, Fall 1953, 6.
5. Donald A. Tenoever, “Edward J. Schulte and American Church Architecture of the Twentieth Century,” MA thesis: University of Cincinnati, 1974; Susan G. Solomon, Louis I. Kahn’s Jewish Architecture: Mikveh Israel and the Midcentury Synagogue (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2009); Kimberly J. Elman and Angela Giral, eds., Percival Goodman: Architect—Planner—Teacher—Painter (New York: Columbia University in the City of New York, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery 2001); Stanford Lehmberg, Churches for the Southwest: The Ecclesiastical Architecture of John Gaw Meem (New York: W.W. Norton, 2005); Robert Allen Nauman, On the Wings of Modernism: The United States Air Force Academy (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004); Patricia Talbot Davis,